Classic American Products That Aren’t Made in the USA

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Rawlings Baseballs

Rawlings baseballs, which was founded in St. Louis way back in 1887, is the official supplier of the MLB. But they began making their balls in Puerto Rico in 1969 and now they are made in Costa Rica. And now even baseball is a little less American.

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Converse Shoes

Converse shoes are about as American as they come, being named after Chuck Taylor, the All American High School basketball player. By 1997 over 550 million pairs had been sold. But then sales began to decline and they were forced to close up their US factory, outsourcing the work to a factory in Indonesia instead in 2001.

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15 Foods That Surprisingly Contain Gluten

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Soy Sauce

From the name you would think that soy sauce is almost completely made from soy, but you’d be wrong. Most varieties of this tasty sauce surprisingly contain large amounts of wheat! If you are really craving that salty flavor, then try Tamari-style soy sauce that’s made from rice and is gluten-free.

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Licorice

Classic licorice brands, such as Twizzlers, Red Vines, and Panda Licorice, all contain large amounts of gluten. Typically the second highest ingredient of these products is wheat flour (second only to corn syrup). If you’re still craving this candy, there are a few other brands that claim to be gluten-free.

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