The USA’s Banned Foods

This is of Banned Foods is maybe a reflection of the USA’s federal system as much as anything else. It includes the ban on un-pasteurised milk and a 2 yeast ban on Foie Gras by Chicago. It talks of a ban on slaughtering horses for human consumption in a country which certifies the slaughtering of lion and other wild animal.

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from: Food & Drink Digital
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Interesting that although foods are banned for their danger eg Japanese Pufferfish and carcinogenic Sassafras Oil the US does nothing about smoking and while others are banned for animal welfare reasons eg Foie Gras the US still handles billions of farm animals inhumanely.

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