02/02/2011 02:53 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Food Deaths Through History

You know the expression, "death by chocolate." Well, actual food fatalities go much further. And while accidental food poisoning is no joke, you figure that every way you could possibly go, people have gone. Indeed, there have been bizarre food and drink related deaths throughout history -- some involving pretty famous people. Here's a list of 21 strange food deaths.

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