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Kraft spokeswoman Joanna Scott said: "The (US) Food and Drug Administration doesn't allow the import of Vegemite simply because the recipe does have the addition of folic acid.''
Former Geelong journalist Daniel Fogarty has been searched at the US-Canada border for a prohibited substance.
Dan told the Sunday Herald Sun: “The border guard searched our car and asked us if we were carrying any Vegemite.”
I think it's unusual, but not outrageous.
Originally posted by iori_komei
I'll bet some xenophobe in power decided to point it out and enforce it.
"Buying bread from a man in Brussels
He was six foot four and full of muscles
I said, "Do you speak-a my language?"
He just smiled and gave me a Vegemite sandwich
And he said,
"I come from a land down under
Where beer does flow and men chunder
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?
You better run, you better take cover."
Originally posted by Valhall
What's interesting is that folic acid seems to be extremely good for you in a number of ways (especially for women) and only has a potential minor negative effect if you get too much of it.