Wednesday, October 08, 2008

The Hummus Wars are heating up

"Lebanese businessmen are making a legal claim that would designate hummus as traditional to Lebanon. That would make it easier for them to sue to prevent companies in Israel and other nations from marketing the popular chickpea-and-olive-oil spread as their own."

read more | digg story

3 comments:

adamg said...

That's really pita-ful.

I also like the explanation at the end about not confusing the stuff with "humus," in part because it proves the writer is definitely not a New Yorker, since no New Yorker would ever confuse the two (my wife and kid sometimes get on me for saying "yumor" instead of "humor").

cufflinks said...

this is really bad

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