3 Foods Banned in Other Countries

Here are 3 Foods banned in other countries. They don’t eat them, so why do we?

1. GMO Foods

Genetically modified foods have been restricted or banned in many places in Europe & Japan. But the U.S. does not require labeling for GMOs which have been associated with potential health risks in some animal studies.

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2. Farmed Salmon

Australia and New Zealand have banned it over concerns these fish are being bred with high levels of antibiotics, which may increase the risk of antibiotic resistant bacteria.

3. rBGH Dairy products

At least 27 countries have banned the use of this man-made hormone in cows. It’s used to increase milk production, but many consumers worry it will raise growth hormone levels and cancer risk in humans.

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