15 Harmless Things That The US Government Absolutely Freaked Out About
Ah yes, the joys of living in the United States of America, where the government is always looking out for our safety and well-being! From banning foreign tech, to prohibiting certain types of food and animals, to cracking down on illegal imports, the US government has a long history of protecting its citizens from harm. But, behind the scenes, there are a lot of strange and interesting stories about why certain things are banned in the US. From Furby-gate to the tobacco industry's last-ditch effort to stop a California ban on flavored tobacco products, this list will take you on a journey through the wild and wacky world of US bans. So, buckle up, and get ready to learn about why Furbies, haggis, animal hide drums, Kinder eggs, ferrets, French cheeses, black pudding, horse meat, bell peppers, slingshots, Japanese food, avocados, and British lamb imports are (or were) all banned in the US!