Did You Know?!
In the European Union each year, an estimated 50,000 children (14 years or younger) have a choking episode.[Ref:1476]
One of the more common bronchial foreign bodies, raw carrots should never be used as a teether! Cooking carrots vastly reduces the risk. Raw celery and broccoli are also choking hazards.
Edamame beans, usually steamed before serving, can still be inhaled below the vocal cords.