Can You Eat a Scorpion Lollipop?

Can You Eat a Scorpion Lollipop?

Can You Eat a Scorpion Lollipop?

Scorpions are edible and are sometimes sold in the middle of a flavored lollipop. If the scorpion has been processed correctly and no longer has a stinger attached, it is safe to consume.

Contrary to popular belief, more than 75 percent of all scorpions are not poisonous. Scorpions are a diet staple in many cuisines due to their protein content, and they are sometimes considered a delicacy. Similar to the worm in a tequila bottle, the scorpion within a candy lollipop usually takes on the flavor of the lollipop itself. As of August 2014, scorpion lollipops are available from The Evolution Store in blueberry, banana, strawberry and apple flavors.