The main problem other than a cultural abhorrence of eating human flesh, is its inability to pass most food safety standards, humans while being far from poisonous are at least partially toxic. I don't mean just in the personality department ethier.
Several things to consider. Most food chains -the web of life type, not the ™ type - eventually lead to creating the mountainous wealth of human flesh. OK, maybe that is both types of food chain but nonetheless... At each trophic level, heavy metals and fat-soluble synthetic poisons accumulate.
People aren't wild - though can perhaps be considered free range. They aren't raised for consumption under controlled conditions, and they frequently have a worse diet than the animals we already eat. Cannibalism or more accurately anthrophagy has the same risks as a vector for mad cow disease and other prion caused contagious diseases of the nervous system.
But never fear Fine Young Cannibals, safety tips are at hand :
- Avoid the fatty deposits, internal organs, especially the liver, and any parts of the nervous system.
- Avoid Americans, you don't want to know what they eat.
- Stick to the young. Eat lower on the food chain. It's better for the environment. Eat vegetarians.
Limit yourself to teenage vegan
s. Into whole food
, perhaps devoted to bodybuilding and computer programming. Best found fresh from poorly maintained cycling lanes, and you've got yourself a winner.