12 (Mostly) Harmless Foods That Are Banned Around The World

Practically every country has implemented a handful of food bans that seem strange and arbitrary to outsiders. (In Australia, it’s antibiotic- and certain hormone-infused meats, which are perfectly legal in many other countries.) If you’re planning to travel abroad, it pays to know which everyday foodstuffs might get you in trouble at your destination. This infographic looks at 12 unusual examples, from jelly cups (banned in Europe) to Kangaroo meat (banned in California.)

The infographic below was compiled by pokies.net.au and looks at 12 foods that some countries have deemed unsuitable for sale. Sometimes it’s due to health or environmental concerns, while other times religion or animal rights groups are to blame. For our money, the only legit one is Fugu (AKA puffer fish) which actually kills people stone dead.

[Via pokies.net.au]

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