Banned foods allowed in the U.S.

POSTED: 09:59 AM PDT Apr 04, 2013    UPDATED: 12:00 AM PDT Apr 20, 2015 

They're banned in other countries, but these 13 food ingredients are still allowed in the U.S.

Banned Foods - Potassium Bromate
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7. Potassium Bromate -- Also known as brominated flour, potassium bromate is found in some wraps, rolls, flatbreads, bread crumbs and bagel chips. It's used to strengthen dough and lessen baking times. However, it's also made with the same toxic chemical found in bromine and has been banned in Canada, Nigeria, Brazil, Peru, China, Sri Lanka and the European Union over possible kidney and nervous system disorders as well as gastrointestinal discomfort. 


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