Special Report

America Eats These Things; Other Countries Ban Them

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Apples and other fruit
> Banned ingredient: Diphenylamine (DPA)
> Where they’re banned or restricted: The EU

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Boxed mac ‘n’ cheese
> Banned ingredient: Artificial food coloring
> Where it’s banned or restricted: Norway, Austria

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Breakfast cereal
> Banned ingredients: Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) and Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT)
> Where it’s banned or restricted: The EU, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan

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> Banned ingredients: Arsenic and Chlorine
> Where it’s banned or restricted: The EU

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Citrus soft drinks
> Banned ingredient: Brominated vegetable oil
> Where it’s banned or restricted: The EU, Japan

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