Raw Vegetables

Foreign Body

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.

Did You Know?!

Choking and suffocation are responsible for almost 40% of unintentional injuries in infants under the age of one in Canada.[Ref:3]