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  1. banned
    SAG-AFTRA Permanently Bans Donald Trump From ReadmissionIn case he’s looking for his next career move.
  2. environmental concerns
    New York State May Ban Foam ContainersGovernor Cuomo wants to eighty-six them.
  3. food fight
    New York Foie Gras Producers React to Ban: ‘The Law Is So Completely Screwed Up’“It won’t ever be enforced.”
  4. bans
    New York City Council Votes to Ban Foie GrasIt won’t go into effect until 2022.
  5. priorities
    Harry Potter Books Banned at Nashville School to Avoid ‘Conjuring Evil Spirits’Because teens have enough to worry about.
  6. renegade ingredeints
    Why Do Foods Get Banned?How seemingly random, extremely complicated rules prevent you from eating the food you want.
  7. environmental concerns
    Every New York City Restaurant That Will Eliminate Plastic StrawsThe entire Union Square Hospitality Group, Starbucks, Estela, and more.
  8. bans
    Plastic Straws Might Soon Be Banned in New York CityA new bill even proposes $100 fines for violators.
  9. 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.”
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. bans
    Bar That Banned ‘Literally’ Now Getting Figuratively Bashed by CriticsThe vast majority use the prohibited L-word.
  13. 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.”
  14. bans
    Switzerland Bans Citizens From Boiling Lobsters AliveIt must now be humanely “stunned” first.
  15. bans
    London Bans Fast-food Restaurants From Opening Near SchoolsMayor Sadiq Khan calls the city’s child-obesity epidemic a “ticking time bomb.”
  16. 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.”
  17. 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.
  18. bans
    Anthony Bourdain Banned From Azerbaijan for Visiting Disputed TerritoryHis name joins a blacklist of 700 other activists and officials.
  19. bans
    Bad Boy Justin Bieber Banned From Performing in China for ‘Bad Behavior’Is it too late now to say 对不起?
  20. 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.
  21. bans
    San Francisco Schools Ban Students From Drinking Chocolate MilkThe city’s school district has found a new way to reduce students’ sugar intake.
  22. bans
    Chuck Schumer Will Save America From the Menace of ‘Snortable Chocolate’Who didn’t see this one coming?
  23. bans
    Berkeley Could Ban Plastic StrawsThey want to encourage people to carry around their own personal straw.
  24. 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.”
  25. bans
    Alabama Drive-In Bans Beauty and the Beast Due to Gay CharacterHate as old as time.
  26. bans
    A Major Chinese Airline Has Banned Shipments of Shark FinIt joins one of China’s major shipping companies.
  27. 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.”
  28. Smoking Will Be Banned in Public Housing Across the U.S.The rules are supposed to go in effect in early 2017, though housing agencies will have time to adjust.
  29. 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.”
  30. bans
    Authentic Haggis Might Finally Be Availble in America Next YearThe feds are reportedly ending the ban on Scotland’s infamous sheep-organ dish.
  31. precedents
    France’s Burkini Bans Are Officially IllegalIt’s a legal precedent for all women in the country.
  32. controversies
    Police Forced a Woman to Remove Her Clothing on the Beach Due to Burkini BanFifteen towns have now banned the full-body swimsuit.
  33. controversies
    France Burkini Bans Get Prime Minister’s SupportHe’s backing mayors who recently outlawed the full-body swimsuit. 
  34. 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.”
  35. Bans
    Sweetgreen Bans Bacon and SrirachaSweetgreen is launching a campaign to “Make America Healthy Again.”
  36. Bans
    Steakhouse That Once Banned O.J. Simpson Says Trump’s Not Welcome Either“He denigrates women. He disgraces POWs. He disparages the disabled.”
  37. Bans
    A German City Banned Single-Serve Coffee Pods Because They’re So WastefulHamburg has outlawed the pods in all government buildings.
  38. Bans
    Italian Restaurant Draws Predictable Ire After Banning Kids Under 5The owner is particularly peeved that they “hate fish.”
  39. Not Likely
    Russia Wants to Be the Biggest Producer of Organic FoodPutin has unveiled his five-year plan.
  40. 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.
  41. insta-bans
    Instagram Would Totally Free the Nipple If They CouldBlame Apple!
  42. Health Concerns
    Everyone Officially Figures Out Soda Is TerribleBig Soda is winning policy battles, but it’s losing the war with consumers.
  43. man hair
    College Campus Bans Man-Buns, Making Them CoolerThe hairdo is too “extreme” for BYU-Idaho.
  44. banned films
    DRC Bans Film on Doctor Who Aids Rape VictimsThe Man Who Mends Women tells the story of Dr. Denis Mukwege.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. Bans
    No-Fun Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Banning Powdered Alcohol“This dangerous product is a public health disaster waiting to happen.”
  48. Bans
    Russia Is Destroying Nutella, Fancy Cheese, and Other Western FoodsIt’s part of Putin’s new pledge.
  49. 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.
  50. Bans
    Starbucks Won’t Ban That Handicap-Parking Vigilante After AllHe’s welcomed back, but he’s not satisfied.
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