1. Technically, Kinder Eggs, with their glorious chocolate deliciousness, are not coming to America.
2. But a New Jersey company has come up with something really close called a Choco Treasure.
7. The FDA forbids non-food items being sold inside of food items:
The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act at Section 402(d)(1) says that a confectionery product with a non-nutritive object, partially or totally imbedded within it, cannot be sold within the United States, unless the FDA issues a regulation that the non-nutritive object has functional value and is non-injurious to health. No such regulation has been issued.
8. More than 60,000 Kinder Surprises are seized at American airports a year and can carry a fine of up to $2,500 per egg.
9. But the question remains, though: Are American children too dumb to not eat plastic inside of a chocolate egg?
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