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AARP Examines Arficial Dyes and Other Additives Banned From Foods Consumed Outside the U.S.

The AARP  Bulletin Today/ Personal Health Section presents interesting and disturbing tid bids in their 06/25/13 article 8 Foods We Eat That Other Countries Ban listing additives in our U.S. foods which are banned in other countries.

Included among the 8 additives banned in other countries are chicken with arsenic, chips with Olestra and  artificially colored foods which are noted as “banned in Norway, Finland, France, Austria and the U.K.”

The article also lists “drinks with brominated vegetable oil (BVO)” which the article explains are not only used to help artificial colors adhere to certain liquid beverages but also is used in carpet materials to “keep them from catching fire”.

To read about all 8 of the banned additives please check out 8 Foods We Eat That Other Countries Ban.


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