1: 1. Deep-Fried Butter: A popular fair food in the US, this artery-clogging treat is banned in Europe for its high fat content. 2. Shark Fin Soup: Considered a delicacy in the US, the dish is prohibited in Europe due to concerns about shark conservation.

2: 3. Foie Gras: A controversial dish in the US, foie gras is banned in Europe because of the force-feeding process used to produce it. 4. Kinder Surprise Eggs: While a favorite treat for American kids, these chocolate eggs are illegal in Europe due to choking hazards.

3: 5. GMO Foods: Genetically modified foods are widely consumed in the US but are heavily regulated and restricted in Europe. 6. Chlorine-Washed Chicken: A common practice in the US, chlorine-washed chicken is banned in Europe over concerns about food safety.

4: 7. Pop-Tarts with Artificial Colors: These brightly colored pastries are a staple in the US but are banned in Europe due to strict regulations on food additives. 8. High-Fructose Corn Syrup: A common sweetener in American foods, HFCS is restricted in Europe for its potential health risks.

5: 9. Artificial Trans Fats: Found in many processed foods in the US, artificial trans fats are banned in Europe due to their link to heart disease. 10. Raw Milk Cheese: While popular in the US, raw milk cheese is illegal in Europe due to concerns about foodborne illnesses.

6: 11. Sassafras Root Beer: A nostalgic American drink, sassafras root beer is banned in Europe because sassafras contains a carcinogen. 12. Absinthe: A favorite spirit in the US, absinthe is restricted in Europe due to its high thujone content.

7: 13. BHA and BHT Preservatives: Widely used in American foods, BHA and BHT are banned in Europe over concerns about their potential health risks. 14. High-Caffeine Energy Drinks: Popular in the US, high-caffeine energy drinks are regulated in Europe due to concerns about their impact on health.

8: 15. Farm-Raised Salmon: While common in the US, farm-raised salmon is banned in Europe due to concerns about environmental impact and food safety. 16. Artificial Growth Hormones in Beef: Widely used in American beef production, these hormones are restricted in Europe due to health concerns.

9: 17. Potassium Bromate in Bread: Used as a dough conditioner in the US, potassium bromate is banned in Europe due to its potential carcinogenic properties. 18. Artificial Flavors and Colors in Candy: While popular in the US, artificial flavors and colors are restricted in Europe due to concerns about their impact on health.