Americans are slowly waking up to the sad fact that much of the food sold in the US is far inferior to the same foods sold in other nations. In fact, many of the foods you eat are BANNED in other countries.
Here, I’ll review 10 American foods that are banned elsewhere.
Seeing how the overall health of Americans is so much lower than other industrialized countries, you can’t help but wonder whether toxic foods such as these might play a role in our skyrocketing disease rates.
#1: Milk and Dairy Products Laced with rBGH Where it’s banned: Australia, New Zealand, Israel, EU and Canada
#2: Genetically Engineered Papaya Where it’s banned: The European Union
#3: Ractopamine-Tainted Meat Where it’s banned: 160 countries across Europe, Russia, mainland China and Republic of China (Taiwan)
#4: Flame Retardant Drinks Where it’s banned: Europe and Japan
#5: Processed Foods Containing Artificial Food Colors and Dyes Where it’s banned: Norway and Austria. In 2009, the British government advised companies to stop using food dyes by the end of that year. The European Union also requires a warning notice on most foods containing dyes.
#6: Arsenic-Laced Chicken Where it’s banned: The European Union
#7: Bread with Potassium Bromate Where it’s banned: Canada, China and the EU
Where it’s banned: The UK and Canada
#9: Preservatives BHA and BHT
Where it’s banned: The UK doesn’t allow BHA in infant foods. BHA and BHT are also banned in parts of the European Union and Japan.
#10: Farm-Raised Salmon
Where it’s banned: Australia and New Zealand
Source: Mercola.com: (READ FULL ARTICLE)