Special Report

America Eats These Things; Other Countries Ban Them

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Corn on the cob
> Banned ingredient: GMO corn
> Where it’s banned or restricted: The EU (most countries)

Farm-raised salmon
> Banned ingredient: Persistent organic pollutants (POPs)
> Where it’s banned or restricted: Australia

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Fat-free potato chips and crackers
> Banned ingredient: Olestra
> Where they’re banned or restricted: The UK, Canada

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Ice cream
> Banned ingredient: Carrageenan
> Where it’s banned or restricted: The EU

Jell-O
> Banned ingredient: Artificial food coloring
> Where it’s banned or restricted: Norway, Austria