These Foods and Drinks Are Banned Around the World

Consumers rarely think about how foods they eat all the time may not be available in other places. In fact, some of your favorite foods and drinks are probably flat-out banned in some countries. Banned foods are a lot more common than you know.

Reasons for food bans range from health concerns to ethical and environmental questions. While you likely don’t think twice about the food that you consume daily — a soda, a muffin, maybe even some fruit — places around the globe may have some kind of restriction on what most would consider a very normal food. Similarly, other countries simply ban specific ingredients and use substitutes.

Don’t you want to know if something you’ve eaten today is prohibited somewhere else? Well, look no further! Click through to see this list of the world’s most bizarre banned foods!