10 Shocking Reasons Why McDonald’s Has Been Banned In Certain Countries



Political Unrest

McDonald’s had just set up shop in Zimbabwe when the country fell into poltiical unrest and eventually a civil war. While the country has largely recovered from that unrest, the fast food chain has long since been kicked to the curb and hasn’t tried returning.

Currency Drop

Iceland once had three locations in the country, but after its native currency saw a steep decline in value, the chain was forced to leave. Importing the items that were needed in order to fulfill the menu’s needs became to pricey and people could no longer afford a Big Mac.