Rotten Flesh is a food item dropped by Zombies and Zombie Pigmen. Eating it restores 20% of your hunger meter. However, Rotten Flesh has an 80% chance of causing food poisoning. Once poisoned, your hunger bar will deplete faster until the effects wear off. You can cure your poisoning by drinking a bucket of milk or waiting 30 seconds. . Rotten flesh heals Wolves without poisoning or causing damage to them.