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You Have No Idea: 10 American Foods that are Banned in Other Countries

Americans are slowly waking up to the sad fact that much of the food sold in the US is far inferior to the same foods sold in other nations. In fact, many of the foods you eat are BANNED in other countries.
#1: Farm-Raised Salmon
Here, I’ll review 10 American foods that are banned elsewhere, which were featured in a recent MSN article.

Seeing how the overall health of Americans is so much lower than other industrialized countries, you can’t help but wonder whether toxic foods such as these might play a role in our skyrocketing disease rates.


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When socialism fails they

When socialism fails they tried the "green revolution" with all that global warming bullshit. Now that this hysteria is fading away they are trying through food production... Wake up people, expecting the government to ban some foods and create new rules to grow food is just about control, people control, it has nothing to do with making you safe.

"When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic." Ben Franklin

thanks for posting

very informative. bookmarked

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With Fukushima dumping tanker

With Fukushima dumping tanker loads of radiation water into the ocean, I'll take farm-raised any day of the week over wild caught.

Did you know that salt water

Did you know that salt water is the most effective thing you can use to neutralize radioactive water.
The oceans are very powerful.
I've used salt water to heal injuries and infections.

My thought exactly!


If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison


Wash your over-pesticided GMOs down with your Aspartame and shuuuuuut up.

They are banned in my house, also.

Also plant oils, fried foods and meats processed with nitrites and nitrates.

Cant' eat enough anti-oxidants to carry that load.

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no coconut oil?


it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

Saturated fatty acids are ready to use fuels..

Coconut, Butter, Palm, Lard, Chocolate are high in saturated fats.

I am on a six month program to roll back the clock 20 years and remedy rheumatoid arthritis.

Doc Wallach DVM ND said, "cheat the program it takes longer." So I eat chocolate, bacon and butter.

Is coconut oil included it the ban on plant oils. I've been wondering, so I went looking for clues:

Unsaturated fats will spoil to become trans fats which are toxic wastes the body needs to eliminate.

We keep our supply of EFAs in the freezer. And buy a brand that washes oxygen from the fats with nitrogen.

Coconut and palm kernel oil and chocolate are all plant based and 50-90% saturated fats.

All the other plant oils are over 70% unsaturated fats waiting to turn into trans fats on heating.

Coconut oil can be distilled to eliminate the unsaturated fats that spoil, increasing shelf life.

Bottom line don't use rancid oils.

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all right--

we use (organic) coconut oil and butter here--

but we also use organic EVOO--

the only meat we eat is grassfed beef, because of pork allergies--

besides poultry, which is also free range/organic--

we eat a lot of raw cocoa/chocolate--

must be raw/organic; no jitters; it doesn't have sugar in it--

this is probably tmi--


it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

Just try to walk to the North Pole without them.


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Eating for winter living depends on high energy and healthy fuel.

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The slow move to animal intake

The slow move to hunting meat and fats was a must to expand from a very limited seasonal vegetarian diet to the ability to go beyond Africa into more colder climates.

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

How to reduce Social Security costs...

... poison?

Banned foods: a "must read"

This is one reason why people voted for Obama, otherwise known as a "Democrat." It's telling that there should be an organization "Republicans For Environmental Protection" (aka ConservAmerica). Or that the 71 senators who voted AGAINST it being a state's right to require GMO labeling on products sold within that state were apparently all Republicans. http://www.hangthebankers.com/the-71-sellout-senators-named-...

I'm not saying Democrats deliver. They can be hypocrites: the president broke his vote-gaining campaign promise re GMO-labeling, and Bill Gates (with stock in Monsanto) can't promote genetic engineering enough; and they can go overboard, e.g., NYC's arrogant mayor & regulation of soda size. But people are becoming aware that there are *critical* environment/agriculture/food issues that need to be addressed - and who trusts Republicans to honestly address them?

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

Seriously?? Propping the Dems on this issue?

Are you trying to prop up Obama and Democrats on this issue? Really? When former Monsanto legal counsel and exec Michael Taylor is Obama's Commissioner for Foods (aka "Food Czar") at the FDA?

"Villains wear many masks, but none as dangerous as the mask of virtue." - Washington Irvin

Yes, seriously.

I said the president was a hypocrite. Not just re his broken promise re GMO-labeling, either, but that happened to be the topic of discussion. There can also be over-regulation, and that's not good. And while some well-meaning state and local environmentalists are Agenda 21/ICLEI patsies, others are wolf in sheep's clothing well knowing the real and ultimate agenda for some of the "sustainability" programs, i.e., global government. One ploy is in the form of public-private partnerships. I've had posts and contributed myriad comments on that subject. But...

IF one of your primary concerns does happen to involve the interrelated issues of food quality, health, and the environment, who would *you* vote for? I'm talking about issues that, among others, include genetic engineering (temporarily banning or at least getting products labeled); pesticides - esp. neonicotinoids (which need to be banned), negatively affecting insects (e.g., honeybees), birds, other animals, and people who eat treated plants, and which also contaminate the air, soil, and water; antibiotics (or hormones) in meat, poultry, and dairy products (that also contaminate the water supply), i.e., practices to camouflage unhealthy conditions; and the irresponsible practice of fluoridating the water supply.

It's like in Bulworth when the black woman asked, "Are you sayin' the Democratic Party don't care about the African-American community?" The senator replied, "Isn't that OBVIOUS?... So what're you gonna do, vote Republican?"

No. People who shop in organic food stores and try to spread awareness about the effects of fluoride and who stand at busy intersections with signs saying, "Stop GMO's. I am not an experiment" are *not* going to vote Republican - the party that snuck the "Farmer Assurance Provision," a.k.a. "Monsanto Protection Act," into the spending bill not too long ago; the party that just voted *against* it being a state's right to require GMO-labeling. I misquoted the article above. Nonetheless, Democrats were split, with a slight majority in FAVOR of the amendment "allowing" states the right they should already have (28 ayes, 24 nayes); Republicans were virtually all AGAINST (1 aye, 43 nays). Does that surprise you?

Many times I've posted campaign info from Open Secrets to show that it's not just Republicans but also Democrats funded by and beholden to corporations. That doesn't negate the voting record of Congress on these issues. Feel free to provide examples to show that the perception *isn't* valid, that is, if you really think that it's Republicans in Congress trying to protect the quality of food, air, soil, or water.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

Banning foods reduces peoples choice.

I should decide what I choose to eat, not a government bureaucrat. If the producer of the food uses deception or fraud to compel your consumption, they should be held criminally accountable.

Both replies so far...

... seem to argue for more government regulation. I'd suggest that further restricting what we voluntarily ingest or requiring it to bear special labeling containing language that someone enlightened such as yourself deems appropriate is at odds with a free society. With that said, I fully support your right to inform others of the dangers you perceive with particular foods or other substances; arming people with knowledge is a good thing; arming the government to enforce your dietary choices is not.

Ron Paul would be the first

to say that *our* rights can't jeopardize the rights of others. IF there was no effect on me and my children by your eating GMO crops sprayed with dangerous neonicotinoid pesticides, then I might inform you of the dangers I perceived but... leave it up to you. It's a free country, right? Unfortunately, that's not the case. Those chemicals end up in the air (plants are dusted from above) and, eventually, the water supply - water supplied not just to you but me and my children, too. There are two ways pesticides [also antibiotics and hormones used in meat and dairy products] get into the water supply: the percolation of water down through the soil at the site; and via human waste from the millions who ingest those pesticides. (Given that almost all corn is now Genetically Engineered, those who *are* ingesting & eliminating these pesticides are virtually anyone who eats or drinks anything with a corn-related ingredient such as corn, corn oil, or high fructose corn syrup (such as, for one, virtually all sodas and energy drinks). And that's the good news.

The bad news is that neonicitinoids are killing off the honeybee and other pollinators - a crucial part of the FOOD CHAIN. When you "choose" to buy GMO's, you are contributing to a rather dismal future for me and my children. Basically only GRAINS are "wind pollinated." While there are some self-pollinating plants, the majority of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds are plants that require pollination by honeybees, other insects, and birds. Currently, honeybees are dying off. Here's the connection: http://www.panna.org/blog/ge-corn-sick-honey-bees-whats-link

In other words, it's not as black & white an issue as you'd like to make it appear.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

Then, your in luck because they are not banned here or even

required to to labeled. People are enticed to eat these poisonous foods with forced ignorance regarding what they contain . In fact they are lied to on the labels about what they actually do contain under what is labels as minimum daily require nets. We don't live in a utopian world where only utopian rules are acceptable.

"A vote for the lesser of two evils is a vote to keep things the same", Buckminster Fuller..
A choice for liberty is always a choice for liberty.

It's nice in theory, but

when the majority of people are "choosing" foods (likely out of ignorance) with ingredients that pose serious health risks - it's not only the individual ingesting the food who is affected. Sooner or later it all ends up in the water supply.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir


good thing im a paleo diet users most of those things on the list not a problem. except the additives in the gum, i have a gum addiction, and a nicotine gum addiction. which on a side note nicotine gum wayyyyyyy harder to quit than cigarettes or dip DAMN U BIG PHARMA.

yea if your worried about this and gmos check out the paleo diet, no grain, no refiend foods, grassfed meat. after about a month you start to feel different and dont know why, then first time u have a donut or a big-mac you feel lethargic and like shit and then you get it.


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If the craving disappears you found what the body was looking for.

There are Eight-four other nutrients that can cause cravings.

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Thank you for sharing. I have

Thank you for sharing. I have only recently decided to grow my own veg's next season. I refuse to compost from store bought veg's now as I can only wonder if geo-engineered scraps used for composting will only contaminate any garden soil.

Sometimes I really wonder...

...if everything that is being done is on purpose. No one is so stupid to poison people or to create "health care" that is all quite obvious to anyone with brains that it causes nothing but destruction. There is no way an educated person could be that dumb...all for $ and destruction...all on purpose.

Its all regulated and overseen by the FDA.

Food and Drugs...... Hmmmmm People are worth more sick than well to some businesses......

"A vote for the lesser of two evils is a vote to keep things the same", Buckminster Fuller..
A choice for liberty is always a choice for liberty.

I absolutely can't imagine

I absolutely can't imagine how sociopaths think and act or understand why they do so. But I do know that they exist.

Sociopaths with authority will easily extend their behavior to a massive scale.


Thanks for posting.