Makingit to number one of top 11 foods banned in the US is Absinthe. Controversialand coiled in myth, the alcoholic spirit has its origins from the Swiss. Itspreparation involves macerating herbs and spices,fennel, anise, and wormwood. It isbelieved that, long before distillers discovered it, the herb was used formedicinal purposes.
Its ban in the US results from its content of thujone, a toxic chemical found in several edibleplants including tarragon, sage, and wormwood. The drink has been illegalin ameriac since 1900, sounds like over 100 years, its damn true. AtNumber two is a Japanese Puffer Fish. Puffer fish can kill you. It is evenknown as the poisonous delicacy. But why? The fish is known to contain highlytoxic components which can paralyze your body in a matter of seconds whenexposed to the body.
It is so dangerous thus, Chefs who prepare puff fish mustundergo vigorous training for years before they are allowed to handle it. Never the less, in japan, the delicacy is sofamous that, conservationists have tabled concerns that the fish could be atthe brink of extinction due to over fishing! Atnumber three is Sassafras oil. Sassafras is anancient healing plant for eastern Native American tribes. Sassafrases are known for their fragranceand flavor. The root and stems have uniquely different fragrances and flavors.The roots have the smell of root beer since they were one of the primary plantsused in making traditional root beer. Numberfour in the food ban is Junk food in schools.
If you fancy sodas, sausages, Egg and sausage or sandwich and you plan to order somefrom the school canteen school; think again. Junk food is classified as foodwith low fiber has been banned in schools to instil healthy eating habits inkids. Instead, plan to grab granola bars, juices, or some other whole grainproducts. Atnumber five is moon shine? Why would anyone ban a “moon shine” well, moon shineis any illegally distilled homemade whisky. It got is name by being produced atnight under moon shine. Moonshine is a distilled spirit and, since theRevolutionary War, distilled spirits attract festively high rates of taxation. KinderEggs stand at number seven, This German chocolatedisplays a milk-chocolate shell, a white-chocolate layer below the shell and hasa hollow center that houses a little toy. Bringing these adorable eggs into the USA makes you attractive to customs operatives.
You could and end up paying fines ofup to $2,500 for every illegal Kinder egg. UnpasteurizedMilk comes to number eight. Anytime you find yourself enjoying unpasteurized milk,you could be exposing yourself to harmful bacteria such as E. coli, Salmonella, and Listeria. Rawmilk can be responsible for causing numerous food borne diseases. Numbernine is Authentic Italian meats. You could be a fan of house curled meats, theyare damn delicious, aren’t they.
Well, consuming this delicacies could lead youto getting cancer. Food items like the enjoyablesalami, ham, sausages and bacon are classified cancer motivators. Feeling likeyou are being kept away from you favorite dish, never the case your healthcomes first ‘Horseand human meat’, aren’t some foods just disgusting, like dog, cat or mice meat?You will agree with me they, or maybe not. Sometimes back, slaughtering horses for food in the U.S was declaredillegal. For obvious reasons, human meat which is as result of cannibalismis illegal in the US.
Tempted to frownand ask; It’s my body, and so my choiceto let someone feast on it or not. Think again. You got no choice with that,whatsoever Rankingat position ten in the list of banned foods and drinks in the US is Vegemite.
This thick, black Australian food is made from leftoverbrewers’ yeast extract and comes with several vegetable and colorful flavors.It contains high folate, the component responsible for its ban. Artificial folate, also known as folic acid, is highlyregulated in the USA by the FDA. Finally,at number eleven is Four Loko (the original) this sweet, fruity and cheapbeverage is a no go zone. The drink is laced with stimulants that delay feelings of drunkenness, making consumers consume whatthey otherwise could not. In effect, drinkers who consume the alcohol mixedwith caffeinated energy drinks are more likely to binge-drink.
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