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15 foods that are illegal in the United States

America might be the land of the free, but when it comes to food, Uncle Sam has put up a few restrictions. If you live in the United States and have a hankering for haggis or horse meat, you’ll have to hop the pond. For others, you’ll have to head to Africa or Asia. As Americans, we can enjoy endless, delicious food options at a moment’s notice, so we may wonder why anyone would want to eat some of this stuff anyway. Paralysis-causing puffer fish? Fatality-causing fruit? No thank you! We’ll take a Whopper. Here are 15 foods illegal in the United States: https://www.instagram.com/p/BtCV0oTlIT2/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Horse Meat Horse meat is actually a fairly popular food in other countries. Travel to Mexico, Switzerland, Japan, Germany, China or Poland, and you’ll find people eating it without a second thought. But in the U.S. slaughtering horses for food is considered illegal, as is the importation…

15 Comfort Foods from Around the World

If you’re from the States, when you think of comfort food, your mind probably meanders around mac and cheese, a noodle dish smothered in cheese or maybe meatloaf. It turns out, where you live plays a big part in what you find comforting about food. The folks at Buzzfeed recently asked their readers from around the world what the term “comfort food” means to them. If one thing is universal about comfort food, it’s that homemade is where our hearts are. 1. Picadillo: Cuba Picadillo mexicano with a red wine reduction. #picadillo #picadillomexicano #picadillomeal #comfortfood #quickfix #mexicolindo #thursdayfeels #comidamexicana #foodporn A post shared by @chefcesar86 on Mar 9, 2017 at 3:19pm PST Ground beef is mixed with whatever items the chef can come up with. Olives, raisins, diced potatoes all simmer in a savory tomato sauce. The dish is sometimes served with rice, black beans and plantains. 2. Poutine: Canada…