Unpasteurized milk, also known as raw milk, hasn’t been pasteurized to kill bacteria, and it’s 150 times more likely to cause foodborne illness than pasteurized dairy products, according to the FDA’s website. The sale of unpasteurized milk is banned in 21 states for that safety concern, and other states only allow sales of small quantities directly from farms. Check out more strange food laws from every state.
Well, sort of. It may seem like an odd thing to eat, but putting shark fins in soup is a delicacy in China. And while eating shark meat is legal in the U.S., not all means of getting that meat are. The primary means of getting shark fins is through finning, in which fishermen catch sharks, remove their fins, and then return them back to the water. This practice is now banned in the 11 states that once made up the majority of the shark fin market in America.