Popular Indian foods banned abroad

In Somalia, samosa is banned because of its triangular shape. This is a symbol of Christianity in the 'Al-Shabaab Group' which resembles the trinity.

BANNED INDIAN FOODS

DESI GHEE

Clarified butter is banned in the US as the fatty food is associated with obesity, and heart diseases like heart attack.

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KEBABS

In Venice, the Indian party staple was banned to preserve traditions and decorum.

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KETCHUP

The French are not fans of ketchup - or to be precise, their government is not. In 2011, this condiment was banned to preserve the unique flavours of their cuisine.

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RAW MILK

Canada and 22 states of the US banned the use of raw, unpasteurised dairy and milk products due to risk of E.Coli and risk of food poisoning.

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CHYAWANPRASH

Often seen as staple in Indian households due to its relevance in Ayurveda, this supplement was banned in Canada due to high levels of mercury and lead.

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SAMOSA

In Somalia, samosa is banned because of its triangular shape. This is a symbol of Christianity in the 'Al-Shabaab Group' which resembles the trinity.

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