Posts Tagged: Food Results 16
So they say that an army marches on its stomach. Is the success of the Israeli cabinet also based on its nourishment?
There are clear similarities between feeding an army and feeding the Israeli cabinet, most obviously the sheer quantity of food required. In Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s panic to pull together a coalition, he doled out ministerial posts left right and center, meaning that the country has the largest cabinet ever.
News flash: The kosher-certification symbol was inadvertently omitted from boxes for Thin Mints Girl Scout cookies, leading to at least a little bit of confusion. This morsel of news comes to my attention not via Kosher Today, but rather from this Sunday’s New York Times, which devoted a whole news article to the tasty tidbit. And, yes, the text in the title of this post is taken verbatim from this odd little article in the newspaper of record.
The president of the Lebanese Industrialists Association Fadi Abboud, said he is preparing to file an international lawsuit against Israel for allegedly “taking the identity of some Lebanese foods” and thus violating a food copyright. “In a way the Jewish state is trying to claim ownership of traditional Lebanese delicacies like falafel, tabouleh and hummus” Abboud said. According to Abboud, the Lebanese are losing “tens of millions of dollars annually” because Israel is selling and marketing traditional Lebanese dishes. “The Israelis are marketing our main food dishes as if they were Israeli dishes,” he charged.
But first she had to pass muster.
Agriprocessors is racking up the records. Its Postville, Iowa, facility was already America’s biggest kosher meat plant. Now, it also can claim to be the site of what federal officials say is the largest immigration raid in U.S. history.