U.S. Foods banned in other countries are a result of the FDA’s corrupt actions. Profit and bottom lines are the focus and it is costing us all in the long run. Other countries around the world are correct in banning many American products or forcing them into natural alternatives in order to sell them in their stores. No population anywhere in the world should have to sift through poisonous products in search of safe and natural sustenance.
U.S. Foods Banned in Other Countries
The European Union has never approved using arsenic in animal feed; US environmental groups have sued the FDA to remove them.
Banned by The European Union
Dairy Products Containing rBGH
In 1999, the United Nations Safety Agency ruled unanimously not to endorse rBGH milk, resulting in an international ban on US milk.
Banned by Australia, New Zealand, Israel, The European Union and Canada
Preservatives BHA and BHT
The National Toxicology Program’s 2011 Report on Carcinogens says BHA may trigger allergic reactions and hyperactivity and is reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen.
Banned by Japan and in parts of The European Union
Flame Retardant Drinks
BVO bio-accumulates in human tissue and breast milk; animal studies report reproductive and behavioral problems. Bromine alters the central nervous and endocrine systems and promotes iodine deficiency, causing skin rashes, acne, loss of appetite, fatigue and cardiac arrhythmia.
Banned by Europe and Japan
About 45 percent of US pigs, 30 percent of cattle and an unknown percentage of turkeys are plumped with the asthma drug ractopamine before slaughter. Up to 20 percent of ractopamine is still there when you buy it.
Banned by Mainland China, Republic of China (Taiwan), Russia and 160 countries across Europe
Genetically Engineered Papaya
Most Hawaiian papaya is genetically engineered to be ringspot virus-resistant.
Banned by The European Union
Olestra, or Olean, created by Procter & Gamble, is a calorie- and cholesterol-free fat substitute in fat-free snacks like chips and french fries. Three years ago, Time Magazine named it one of the worst 50 inventions ever.
Banned by The UK and Canada
Bread Containing Potassium Bromate
Bread, hamburger and hotdog buns are “enriched” with potassium bromate, or bromide, linked to kidney and nervous system damage, thyroid problems, gastrointestinal discomfort and cancer.
Banned by Canada, China and The European Union
Processed Foods and Artificial Food Dyes
In countries where these food dyes are banned, companies like Kraft employ natural colorants like paprika extract and beetroot.
Banned by Norway and Austria.
Britain advised companies against using food dyes by the end of 2009. The European Union requires a warning notice on most foods containing dyes.
Avoid “Atlantic Salmon.” Look for “Alaskan” or “sockeye,” which is illegal to farm and has very high astaxanthin concentrations.
Banned by Australia and New Zealand
There are various health risks, observed in labs, that may come about from ingesting the above products. People are aware and make better choices everyday. Stake your claim by choosing the products you prefer.
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