It’s incredible to think that Americans are eating food laden with chemicals and additives that have been thought to be dangerous and banned in other countries. While the science behind the claims can be found to be questionable, some argue that it would be better to be safe than sorry in case it is eventually proven that these chemicals have been harming humans this entire time.

Some examples include the infamous pink slime in hamburger meat, potassium bromate in dough, ractopamine, yellow 5 (and 6) dyes and many other examples you’re sure to have heard of.

In this infographic by, check out these 12 chemicals that are consumed every day, why they might not be as safe as we think, and which countries have banned them.

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12 Chemicals and Additives Consumed in America That Are Banned in Other Countries

David Wallace

David Wallace

David Wallace is a search & social media marketer who lives in Ahwatukee Arizona with his lovely wife. Interests & hobbies include all things Disney, roller coasters, musicianship and Christianity.

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