Are Kinder Surprise eggs illegal in the US 2020?

Are Kinder Surprise eggs illegal in the US 2020?

The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act prohibits Kinder Eggs, as they don’t allow confectionary products to contain a “non-nutritive object”. Kinder Surprise eggs are legal in Canada and Mexico, but are illegal to import into the US.

Why are Kinder Surprise eggs banned?

Why are Kinder Eggs banned in the US? The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act prohibits Kinder Eggs, as they don’t allow confectionary products to contain a “non-nutritive object”. It bans “the sale of any candy that has embedded in it a toy or trinket”, so obviously the tiny toy encased in a Kinder Egg doesn’t pass.

How much are kinder eggs worth?

Kinder Surprise value and price guide

Title Date Price
Kinder Surprise Toy Soldier Metal Figure Cowboy Viking 09/2021 $185.00
Kinder Surprise Collection 22 Complete Sets Figures 09/2021 $160.00
Kinder Surprise Collection 17 Complete Sets Figures 09/2021 $117.59
36x Chocolate Eggs Kinder Classic Surprise 10/2021 $86.00

Can you buy Kinder Surprise eggs in the US?

Kinder Surprise eggs are still not allowed in the United States, but Kinder Joy eggs are. Kinder Joy eggs aren’t new, however. They were launched in Italy in 2001, and are particularly popular in India and China.

Can you get kinder eggs in the US?

As of 2017 Kinder Joy “eggs”, a variant, is being sold in the United States. Instead of a toy being encased in a chocolate egg, it is in an egg-shaped package with the toy and chocolate pudding being separated. Kinder Surprise eggs are still illegal in the USA but remain popular on the black market.

Are Kinder Eggs illegal in America?

United States The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act prohibits confectionery products that contain a “non-nutritive object”, unless the non-nutritive object has functional value. Kinder Surprise eggs are legal in Canada and Mexico, but are illegal to import into the US.

Are there rare Kinder Egg toys?

Kinder Egg toy collectibles are highly popular among collectors and some can be quite expensive and worth a lot of money. One example is the ‘baby series’ from the 1980s. A French seller sold his set of 18 figures for EUR 133.