Bleached Flour
While most countries wait for flour to naturally whiten, US food companies add azodicarbonamide to bleach the flour as quickly as possible. This chemical is also found in sneaker soles.

Found in: Bread, boxed pasta and baked goods.

Health Hazards: Has been linked to asthma

Banned in: In Singapore, you can face 15 years in jail for using the chemical in food

Bleached Flour
While most countries wait for flour to naturally whiten, US food companies add azodicarbonamide to bleach the flour as quickly as possible. This chemical is also found in sneaker soles.

Found in: Bread, boxed pasta and baked goods.

Health Hazards: Has been linked to asthma

Banned in: In Singapore, you can face 15 years in jail for using the chemical in food

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