Grapes is “inclined” to occupy the airways of young children and is the cause of the third most common drowning of children, after hot dogs and sweets.
The warning comes from doctors who say that the fruit poses a greater risk than small objects, they can be toys, because their surface makes it easier to block the throat of the little ones.
Although a fruit recommended for children, doctors ask parents to be careful and aware of the danger that could come from it.
To prove this, doctors Jamie Cooper and Amy Lumsden, for “The Sun”, bring attention to a case. That a child 17 – months, which sank eating sandwich and fruit as he was at home with his family.
According to experts, awareness of the danger that comes from grapes and similar foods is not widespread enough.