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It's Now Illegal To Sell Irn Bru And Marmite In Canada

A British shop-owner is in hot water with Canadian food officials for selling some of Britain's most beloved treats.

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Tony Badger, the owner of a British food shop in Canada called Brit Foods, has reportedly been told to stop selling Marmite and Irn Bru because they contain illegal additives.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has apparently been cracking down on what it will allow to be sold in Canada, and has been increasing the number of inspections.

Badger has had his shipments over Christmas delayed because of CIFA, and has suffered around $20,000 in damages. However, he seems most upset by the "insanity" of CIFA's problem with Irn Bru.

"I haven't heard of anyone dying from consuming Irn-Bru in Scotland or Britain. So hopefully we will get a favourable decision."

But, despite the "insanity" Badger has apparently pulled the remainder of his Marmite and Irn Bru stock from the shelves.

Expats from the U.K are, obviously just as OUTRAGED as Badger.

This is an outrage and it will not stand! BBC News - Canada 'orders Briton to stop selling Marmite and Irn Bru' http://t.co/Cngt66dPQk

John Ivison@IvisonJ

This is an outrage and it will not stand! BBC News - Canada 'orders Briton to stop selling Marmite and Irn Bru' http://t.co/Cngt66dPQk

03:33 PM - 23 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Canada ban marmite? That's a technical declaration of war isn't it?

Emma Kennedy@EmmaK67

Canada ban marmite? That's a technical declaration of war isn't it?

05:49 AM - 24 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

We won't rest till Canadians can enjoy both @CLS_Rob BBC News Canada orders Briton to stop selling Marmite + Irn Bru http://t.co/1SrPvfWxfk

Tony Kay@anthonypkay

We won't rest till Canadians can enjoy both @CLS_Rob BBC News Canada orders Briton to stop selling Marmite + Irn Bru http://t.co/1SrPvfWxfk

03:21 PM - 23 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Canada 'orders Briton to stop selling Marmite and Irn Bru'>>>but you can buy guns...yeah that makes sense. http://t.co/n6K0TY5T5q

angela garrod@angegarrod

Canada 'orders Briton to stop selling Marmite and Irn Bru'>>>but you can buy guns...yeah that makes sense.
http://t.co/n6K0TY5T5q

07:18 AM - 24 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

RT @HattieK: CANADA, WE'RE DONE, WE CAN'T BE BFFS ANYMORE. How could you ban Marmite? http://t.co/ycEiLKjMDL

dolly clackett@dolly_clackett

RT @HattieK: CANADA, WE'RE DONE, WE CAN'T BE BFFS ANYMORE. How could you ban Marmite? http://t.co/ycEiLKjMDL

03:18 PM - 23 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I'll give you my Irn-Bru when you pry it from my cold dead hands: Canada orders Brit to stop selling Marmite, Irn Bru http://t.co/8sSDMKXRuE

Michael Munnik@michaelmunnik

I'll give you my Irn-Bru when you pry it from my cold dead hands: Canada orders Brit to stop selling Marmite, Irn Bru http://t.co/8sSDMKXRuE

07:19 AM - 24 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But the fight isn't over for Badger, as he says: "For a country that allows one to buy firearms, guns, bullets... stopping a soft drink suitable for all ages seems a little ludicrous."

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