10 Candies That Have Been Banned Around The World
Valentine’s Day Candy Hearts
What harm could come from small candy hearts with such romantic sayings as ‘Be Mine’ and ‘Love You’? Some elementary schools have banned children from handing out these candies in classrooms on Valentine’s Day, thinking all that sugar could make the kids hyper and harder to control.
Chinese Candy Medicine
China is usually known for its knock-off products; however, there have been efforts to sell counterfeit pharmaceuticals that could treat sexual inadequacy and depression. It turns out that the drugs were in fact just candy and were just being sold as ‘joke’ products; however, the China Food and Drug Administration was not happy. Customers were warned to avoid buying ‘regret medicine, ‘ ‘break-up medicine’ and ‘forget past romance potion.’