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11 Food Ingredients Banned Outside the U.S. That Americans Eat


Shayn Roby’s Take:  M&M’s are on the dangerous foods list. That’s the bad news. The good news is the “green ones” don’t seem to be on any list. That means you are still safe if you planned on using them as an aphrodisiac. (Just kidding.)

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Do you like M&Ms and Nutrigrain Bars? They both contain ingredients banned in other countries.  From ABC NEWS  –  Cross-Posted at THITW:

A recently published list of foods banned in countries outside the U.S. has riled the plates of many in the food industry.

Last week, Buzzfeed published a list of 8 ingredients banned outside the U.S. that are found in foods in America. The list was derived from the book, Rich Food Poor Food: The Ultimate Grocery Purchasing System (GPS)/(Kindle), written by husband and wife team Jayson Calton, who has a Ph.D. in nutrition, and Mira Calton, a licensed certified nutritionist.

Said Mira Calton: “We call it our GPS of grocery purchasing system: how to identify dangerous ingredients — so people can shop safe and smart in the grocery store.”

The book includes a list of banned foods and dangerous foods, which they call…

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