Travelling this summer? Stay on the right side of the authorities with our guide to the world’s weirdest food laws!
Chewing gum has been banned for over 20 years.
No ketchup is permitted in schools.
You are forbidden to eat or drink in public during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, even if you’re a tourist.
It is an offence to eat on the steps of public buildings or churches.
Restaurants can’t legally charge for water unless it contains ice and/or lemon.
Don’t you dare put an ice cream cone in your pocket.
It’s against the law to eat peanuts in church. Only peanuts.
You can’t serve anything other than real butter in a prison, school, or hospital.
Drinking beer is fine, but good luck finding any as it is illegal to import or brew it.
Don’t even think about giving beer to a moose.
It is illegal to take a bite out of someone else’s hamburger.
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