Experts Are Warning That This New Trend On Instagram Could Have Life-Threatening Consequences

Food photography is pretty much synonymous with social media – it seems that someone, somewhere on the internet is always tucking into something tasty and attractive. Of late, however, some of the fare on our feeds has got more and more elaborate, to the extent that some of the online culinary presentations almost border on art. But it has come to light that, in the pursuit of making their plates look pretty, some Instagram influencers are actually risking peoples’ lives.

James Wong is a botanist of Malaysian extraction and an award-winning TV presenter and designer of gardens based in the U.K. The 37-year-old nature-lover honed his craft at London’s famous Kew Gardens, before gaining a Master’s degree in ethnobotany from the University of Kent.

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