Banned food in the US: a state-by-state guide

Have you ever gone into your local Whole Foods to look for some UK-made haggis, only to find that there was a sign that read: “UK-made haggis is illegal in the United States and why are you even looking for it and still reading this very long sign?!”? We’ve all been there, and the pain is very real…

Banned food in the US: a state-by-state guide

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