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    • Food Manufacturer
    • 12.06.07 | 20:42 (IDT)

    Every day businesses are affected from a change of ownership or management, a new law, a new diet or for whatever reason. The Atkins diet caused millions of people to eat less carbohydrates. Our company and our customers' companies lost a lot of money and employees. After struggling for a year or two, we all survived and are now doing better than ever. Food companies and restaurants in the US are changing their recipes to eliminate trans-fats. Should we feel sorry for the trans fat manufacturers or for Kentucky Fried Chicken for having to change their famous original recipe? Anti-smoking laws caused tobacco farmers to switch to other crops. Is anyone crying for them? Pork farmers will find another way to make money. And the idea of Jews protesting a supermarket because they DON'T sell pork is pretty funny indeed. Better to be concerned about Putin's recent sale of nuclear fuel to Iran. (pork's not healthy, anyways)

    from the article: Will Mizra still be able to bring home the bacon?
    First published 00:00 11.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.06.07
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