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General News    H4'ed 12/30/18

What Foods Are Banned in Europe but Not Banned in the U.S.?

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Potassium bromate and azodicarbonamide (ADA) added to baked goods, banned in Europe BHA and BHT, preservatives subject to severe restrictions in Europe but widely used in American food products   “reasonably anticipated” to be a human carcinogen. Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO) Yellow food dyes No. 5 and No. 6, and Red Dye No. 40 [products must carry warning saying coloring agents “may have an adverse effect on activity and attention in children.” No such warning is required in the United States]

EU bans bovine growth hormone, which the United States dairy industry uses to increase milk production; ractopamine, used in the United States to increase weight gain in pigs, cattle and turkeys before slaughter.

(F.D.A. spokeswoman said the drugs are safe)

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