Brush Stroke

foods you may not know are banned in America

Artist Story

Brush Stroke

Casu Marzu

This traditional Sardinian cheese is banned in the US because it contains live insect larvae, which are considered unsafe for consumption.

Brush Stroke

Haggis

A traditional Scottish dish made from sheep's offal, haggis is banned in the US due to restrictions on importing and using certain types of offal.

Brush Stroke

Absinthe

Known for its high alcohol content and the presence of thujone, a compound derived from wormwood, absinthe was banned in the US until 2007

Brush Stroke

Beluga Caviar

Beluga sturgeon, the source of this prized caviar, is an endangered species, and its importation and sale are restricted to protect the species.

Brush Stroke

Foie Gras

Produced by force-feeding ducks or geese to fatten their livers, foie gras is banned in some US states and cities due to animal welfare concerns.

Brush Stroke

Ackee Fruit

This fruit, popular in Jamaican cuisine, contains a toxin that can be harmful if consumed before it is fully ripe and opened properly, leading to its ban in its raw form.

Brush Stroke

Shark Fin

The trade and sale of shark fins are banned in the US to protect shark populations and combat the practice of shark finning.

Brush Stroke

Pig's Blood Cake

A traditional Taiwanese delicacy made from pig's blood, this food item is banned in the US due to concerns about food safety and sanitation practices.

These are just a few examples of foods that are either completely or partially banned in the United States, highlighting various reasons such as safety hazards, environmental concerns, endangered species protection, or cultural practices that conflict with regulations.

consistently stood for their quality

Ranking the Top 9 Butter Brands of All Time