After the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 59 dead and at least 527 more injured, the debate about gun control reignited once more.
And for Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan, it got him thinking about things that are banned in the United States that aren't semi-automatic weapons.
And number one on his list: Kinder eggs
And yes, they are illegal, despite what some people seem to think:
"What's a Kinder egg?" you might be asking yourself. Here's a breakdown of what they are and why they're banned in the U.S.:
That's right, folks. American kids are apparently too stupid to realize that their chocolate egg might have a toy inside of it, while European kids have been enjoying the eggs for years.
Kinder eggs have been outlawed since the 1930s, when it was found that they violated rules in place by the FDA and CPSC that banned foods with any 'non-nutritive object embedded' inside. According to Metro, more than 60,000 of the chocolate eggs were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in 2011 alone.
The fact that Kinder eggs, along with other tasty treats, could pose more of a health risk than unlimited guns is mind-boggling for many:
But hey, we still have real eggs, and those are fun for kids too, right?
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