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Products that are banned in different countries of the world

2019-05-21 | views: 292

Going to another country, it is good to know all the local laws. For various reasons, banned there may be quite harmless foods - sweets, meat, fish ...

And often for quite legitimate reasons.

For example:

In Sweden, you cannot advertise and sell M & M’s since 2016. His logo guesses the brand of a local brand - Marabou. And they make chocolate here since 1960.

In Singapore, do not find buns with poppy seeds. Poppy there is considered a prohibited product, it can not even be imported into the country.

In Cuba, it is forbidden to buy and sell Coca-Cola because of the long-term US trade embargo.

In India, there is no “Big Mac” in the classic performance at McDonald’s. Favorite sandwiches served there with a vegetarian filling, for example, with a potato patty.

Lettuce is banned in northern Iraq for religious reasons. In local language, its name sounds like "hass." They also call the saints there.

In the Federal Republic of Somalia, you can not eat fish, as well, and to combine the knot with those who eat it. Similar prohibitions apply in Ethiopia, in the south-east of Egypt, in Kenya.

In China, garlic is a taboo. It is believed that when it enters the body, it awakens the base instincts.

In Israel, it is difficult to find blackberries and raspberries in dishes. Locals do not eat them because of the fear of swallowing insects hiding in the fruits, which are forbidden to be eaten.

Finally, some types of soda from the United States, including Mountain Dew, are taboo in selected European countries. They have corn syrup with fructose, and in the European Union they consider that it is better to do without it when producing food and beverages.