I'm not sure what this says about me as a person, but I don't normally respond well when I'm told I can't do something. That's why I'm a little concerned about a list I've found of foods you're not allowed to eat in Illinois. The "don't list" is long and I'm afraid I'll be tempted to rebel.

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I did some digging on foods you are banned from having in Illinois and found helpful information at Culture Trip, X-Talks and Stacker among others.  Let's begin the countdown of foods that can get you busted in the Land of Lincoln.

Haggis is illegal in Illinois.
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Sorry Scottish folks, but sheep lungs are not allowed in Illinois.

Shark fins cannot be eaten in Illinois.
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Good news, Jaws. Shark fins are not allowed to be a delicacy here.

No sea turtles can be eaten in Illinois. Good news, Nemo.
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Little Nemo will be so happy to know his sea turtle friend is safe in Illinois - for now.

No puffer fish from Japan at a meal in Illinois.
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Don't try importing puffer fish from Japan. That will get you busted in Illinois food jail.

Ackee fruit is also a no-no in Illinois.
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This fruit is a Land of Lincoln no-no.

Illinois has a thing about banning Flamin Hot Cheetos for lack of nutritional value.
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Stacker confirmed that Illinois wants no part of Flamin' Hot Cheetos because they don't have enough good nutrition. That's a lame reason to ban a food in my not so humble opinion. Boo, Illinois.

No raw milk can be sold at retail in Illinois.
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You can get non-pasteurized milk directly from a farmer, but it can't be sold through an Illinois store. What an odd exception, but this is Illinois we're talking about, so...

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