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  1. environmental concerns
    New York State May Ban Foam ContainersGovernor Cuomo wants to eighty-six them.
  2. food fight
    New York Foie Gras Producers React to Ban: ‘The Law Is So Completely Screwed Up’“It won’t ever be enforced.”
  3. bans
    New York City Council Votes to Ban Foie GrasIt won’t go into effect until 2022.
  4. renegade ingredeints
    Why Do Foods Get Banned?How seemingly random, extremely complicated rules prevent you from eating the food you want.
  5. environmental concerns
    Every New York City Restaurant That Will Eliminate Plastic StrawsThe entire Union Square Hospitality Group, Starbucks, Estela, and more.
  6. bans
    Plastic Straws Might Soon Be Banned in New York CityA new bill even proposes $100 fines for violators.
  7. rants
    Robert De Niro Says Trump Is Banned From All Nobu Restaurants“If he walked into a restaurant I was in, I’d walk out.”
  8. bans
    The Plan to Eliminate Trans Fats Once and for AllThe World Health Organization has unveiled a new idea to help the world cook healthier food.
  9. food fights
    Philadelphia and Boston Keep Banning Each Other’s Foods Ahead of the Super BowlCream pies, cheesesteaks, and Boston Market are all under attack.
  10. bans
    Bar That Banned ‘Literally’ Now Getting Figuratively Bashed by CriticsThe vast majority use the prohibited L-word.
  11. bans
    East Village Bar Bans Customers Who Say ‘Literally’“This is the most overused, annoying word in the English language and we will not tolerate it.”
  12. bans
    Switzerland Bans Citizens From Boiling Lobsters AliveIt must now be humanely “stunned” first.
  13. bans
    London Bans Fast-food Restaurants From Opening Near SchoolsMayor Sadiq Khan calls the city’s child-obesity epidemic a “ticking time bomb.”
  14. bans
    One of England’s Greatest Restaurants Has Banned Diners From Photographing FoodMichel Roux says the Waterside Inn is “so upset about people taking pictures.”
  15. bans
    New York Is Finally Repealing Its 91-Year-Old Law That Bans Dancing in BarsOnly 97 of the city’s 25,000 bars and restaurants have a special license that allows dancing.
  16. bans
    Anthony Bourdain Banned From Azerbaijan for Visiting Disputed TerritoryHis name joins a blacklist of 700 other activists and officials.
  17. bans
    Oh, C’mon, MTA: Don’t Ban Food on the SubwayIn light of recent track fires, MTA chief Joe Lhota says it’s not a bad idea.
  18. bans
    San Francisco Schools Ban Students From Drinking Chocolate MilkThe city’s school district has found a new way to reduce students’ sugar intake.
  19. bans
    Chuck Schumer Will Save America From the Menace of ‘Snortable Chocolate’Who didn’t see this one coming?
  20. bans
    Berkeley Could Ban Plastic StrawsThey want to encourage people to carry around their own personal straw.
  21. bans
    The World’s Best City for Street Food Just Banned All Its VendorsBangkok says food stalls must go away by year’s end, in the interests of “order and hygiene.”
  22. bans
    A Major Chinese Airline Has Banned Shipments of Shark FinIt joins one of China’s major shipping companies.
  23. bans
    Restaurateurs Who Are So Over 2016 Post Sign Banning All Trump Voters“If you voted for Trump you can not eat here! No Nazis.”
  24. bans
    Kellogg Pulls All Advertising From Breitbart NewsThe cereal maker says the site’s racist bent isn’t “aligned with our values as a company.”
  25. bans
    Authentic Haggis Might Finally Be Availble in America Next YearThe feds are reportedly ending the ban on Scotland’s infamous sheep-organ dish.
  26. Guns Out
    Maine Restaurateur Bans Customers Who Own Assault Weapons“If you own this gun, or you condone the ownership of this gun for private use, you may no longer enter.”
  27. Bans
    Sweetgreen Bans Bacon and SrirachaSweetgreen is launching a campaign to “Make America Healthy Again.”
  28. Bans
    Steakhouse That Once Banned O.J. Simpson Says Trump’s Not Welcome Either“He denigrates women. He disgraces POWs. He disparages the disabled.”
  29. Bans
    A German City Banned Single-Serve Coffee Pods Because They’re So WastefulHamburg has outlawed the pods in all government buildings.
  30. Bans
    Italian Restaurant Draws Predictable Ire After Banning Kids Under 5The owner is particularly peeved that they “hate fish.”
  31. Not Likely
    Russia Wants to Be the Biggest Producer of Organic FoodPutin has unveiled his five-year plan.
  32. Bans
    Applebee’s and IHOP Will Eliminate Soda From Their Kids’ MenusThey’re the first casual-dining restaurant chains to get on the anti-soda bandwagon.
  33. Health Concerns
    Everyone Officially Figures Out Soda Is TerribleBig Soda is winning policy battles, but it’s losing the war with consumers.
  34. Bans
    Russia’s Food Destruction Is Totally Out of ControlThe government just torched 1.5 tons of food that belonged to a BMW racing team.
  35. Bans
    Even Communists Aren’t Happy About Russia Bulldozing Cheese and Foie GrasThey’ve introduced a bill that would require confiscated food to be used to feed the poor.
  36. Bans
    No-Fun Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Banning Powdered Alcohol“This dangerous product is a public health disaster waiting to happen.”
  37. Bans
    Russia Is Destroying Nutella, Fancy Cheese, and Other Western FoodsIt’s part of Putin’s new pledge.
  38. Enfants Terribles
    Child-Banning Restaurant Says Business Is Better Than EverThree weeks after booting the under-7 crowd, it says it’s seeing record sales.
  39. Bans
    Starbucks Won’t Ban That Handicap-Parking Vigilante After AllHe’s welcomed back, but he’s not satisfied.
  40. Bans
    This Pizzeria Is Giving a Discount to Donald Trump’s EmployeesTo make up for the fact that they have to “look at his name every day.”
  41. Earlier Eras
    It’s Time to Say Good-bye to the Styrofoam Beer Cups of New YorkThe city’s upcoming styrofoam ban will effectively end one of the last vestiges of the city’s pre-Giuliani years.
  42. Lawsuits
    Heinz Just Got Sued Over Trans-Fat ClaimsA class-action lawsuit is contending that Ore-Ida fries have “danger levels” of the oil.
  43. Bans
    ‘Pot-Bellied’ Freedom-Fighter Gets Deep Fryers Reinstalled in Texas“This isn’t about fries, it’s about freedom.”
  44. Bans
    30 More States Are Trying to Ban Powdered AlcoholThe creator warns this will just “make more people want it.”
  45. Bans
    L.A.’s Radical Fast-Food Ban Didn’t Lower Obesity Rates at AllPeople actually got fatter.
  46. Powder Keg
    Powdered Alcohol Is Back, Baby, and It’s Got Full Federal ApprovalWhooooooo!
  47. Foiemageddon
    California’s Attorney General Will Try to Re-Ban Foie GrasThe state confirms the battle is moving to the 9th Circuit.
  48. Lactose Intolerance
    A Seattle Suburb Banned All Cheese TodayBainbridge Island is sending a strong message to Green Bay Packers fans.
  49. Bans
    New York City Will Ban Foam Delivery Containers Starting July 1Rejoice, anti-foam crusaders!
  50. Foiemageddon
    Foie Gras Is Once Again Legal in CaliforniaA group representing producers and a restaurant prompted the new ruling.
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