5 American products that are banned in other countries

Your soda or sports drink may contain more than simply an alarmingly high level of sugar. There is frequently a component known as brominated vegetable oil tucked away as well. It is flame-retardant but also hazardous to human health.

Brominated Vegetable Oil

These are the reasons it is prohibited in a number of locations, most notably Japan and all of Europe. Even though Coca-Cola and Pepsi said in 2014 that they were eliminating it from their drinks, there isn't really much control on it.

Brominated Vegetable Oil

Some American dairy products still contain the hormone rBST. Though it is yet unclear how it affects human health, it has been related to a variety of health issues in cows. In Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Europe, it is prohibited.

Hormone Added To Milk

Although it is forbidden in Norway, Finland, and a few other nations, yellow and is nevertheless added to some macaroni and cheese boxes in America.

Boxed Mac & Cheese Containing Food Dye

Children who consume these two colours are reported to become hyperactive. Be sure to read your labels and stay away from products that have this chemical in them.

Boxed Mac & Cheese Containing Food Dye

Do you recall the 2012 pink slime scandal? In reality, Canada and the entire European Union forbid the consumption of the "beef" that some people try to pass off as fine, healthy ground beef.

Pink Slime

During processing, this addition to reduce the fat content of ground beef is exposed to ammonia. Humans may have a variety of health issues as a result.

Pink Slime