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18/02/2009 20:17:00 Notes on Kinder eggs: 5. Banned in US for 2 reasons: There are two reasons why these delicious treats are illegal in the U.S.  One reason is the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) claims  that the toys are a choking hazard for small children. All of the toys are relatively  small, and some contain even tinier pieces that need to be put together. Kinder  Eggs have a warning on the package, in several languages, that they are only  suitable for ages three and up, which should be enough to un-ban them.  Aside from children potentially choking on the toys, the real reason Kinder Eggs are banned is the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938. This Act prohibits the embedding of non-food items completely enclosed inside food items, unless the non-edible part has a functioning value. For example a lollipop or popsicle stick is not edible but is a useful handle. This Act was originally put into place to
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