These 15 Common Foods Have Been Banned In Different Countries Around The World

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6Farm-raised salmon

Many people believe that farm-raised salmon is supposed to be healthy and on paper, it should be. But, in countries like Australia and New Zealand have banned this type of salmon as they are filled with toxins and antibiotics. Toxins and antibiotics and given to the fished to grow faster and they can cause eyesight damage and cancer in people.

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7Foiegras

This is not a common food item as it is very expensive and is considered to be a luxury food product made from the liver of a fattened duck or goose. Unfortunately, this dish is banned in Austria, Israel, Argentina as well as some states in the US. The reason behind this ban is the inhumane way the birds are fattened.

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8Apples

Yes, the food our parents have told us keeps the doctors away is also banned in certain countries. The issue with apples comes from the use of diphenylamine (DPA). This compound helps apples look and feel fresh for a longer period. This is banned in Europe where they consider DPA to be harmful and linked it to cancer.

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9Casumarzu

This is something that many of you haven’t even heard of as it is only seen in some Corsican villages. This is a cheese that is allowed to be eaten by insect larvae. This cheese is forbidden in the US. The larvae promote “advanced fermentation” which enhances the flavor of the cheese.

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Casumarzu

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10Instant mashed potatoes

Instant mashed potatoes are something most people eat these days. There is no preparation and it is fast. This is mostly for people who live alone and love their mashed potatoes. But, unfortunately, instant mashed potatoes contain butylhydroxyanisole (ВНА, Е320). This substance is banned in Japan and Europe as it is known to be harmful to human health.

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