04/19/2014 11:07 am ET Updated Jun 18, 2014

The Most Bizarre Canned Foods From Around the World

Overlooking the trendiness of organic fresh food, it's actually still perfectly alright to eat canned food too. Certain canned foods, like canned vegetables or canned tuna, preserve the goodness for long periods of time and are a more convenient way of eating healthier food when you don't have easy access to fresh food markets.

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That said, there are plenty of food that have no business being in a can -- The Daily Meal looked at a few of the ones we're more familiar with, like canned whole chicken, squid, cheeseburgers, and hot wings. These are the foods that put paid to the adage that just because you can do something (like can roasted scorpions), that doesn't mean you should.

Most Bizarre Canned Foods Around the World

Similarly, in Mexico, huitlacoche is popular in many culinary dishes, though something may have been lost in translation with the canned version of this parasitic fungus that grows on corn.

Other foods like creamed armadillos on a half-shell could make you feel like some people may be taking the option to can their favorite foods a little too far; click through our slideshow to see if you agree.

Serusha Govender, The Daily Meal

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