weirdest eating-related world records!
>> Loudest burp
Paul Hunn of from Enfield, north London, recorded a burp of 104.9 decibels – about as loud as a pneumatic drill – to claim the record in 2004. Mr Hunn said he trained by eating curries and kebabs and drinking fizzy drinks.
>> Most live rattlesnakes held in the mouth
Jackie Bibby, aka The Texas snake Man, held 10 rattlesnakes by their tails in his mouth – without assistance – in New York last year. Bibby also holds three other snake-related records: most snakes sat with in a bathtub (81), most snakes shared a sleeping bag with (109), and fastest person to put 10 snakes in a sack (17.11 secs).
>> Most cockroaches eaten
Ken Edwards of Glossop, Derbyshire, England ate 36 cockroaches in one minute on the set of The Big Breakfast on March 5, 2001. Swallowing cockroaches is “like having an anaesthetic at the back of the throat,” because of the scent they emit to ward off predators, he says.
>> Most Ferrero Rocher chocolates eaten in one minute
Reuben Williams unwrapped and ate five Ferrero Rocher chocolates in one minute at De Hems in Soho, London in November 2007.