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February 14, 2018 - Business Insider

15 foods that are banned around the world

15 foods that are banned around the world

We've rounded up a list of 15 foods that are illegal to consume and produce in certain countries. With crimes ranging from trademark infringement to inhumane production processes associated with them, these foods and beverages are unlawful here and across the globe.

GruntVegan: 9 out of 15 of these are carnist foods. To produce “foie gras”, which means "fatty liver" in French, PETA reports that "workers ram pipes down the throats of male ducks twice each day, pumping up to 2.2 pounds of grain and fat into their stomachs, or geese three times a day, up to 4 pounds daily", in a process known as “gavage.”

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