Friday, January 25, 2008

Breaking News!

Excerpts from the article:
Hershey stops making mints in coke-like packs

HERSHEY, Pa. - The Hershey Co. is halting production of Ice Breakers Pacs in response to criticism that the mints look too much like illegal street drugs, the company's president and chief executive officer said Thursday.

"Some community and law-enforcement leaders have expressed concern" about the shape of pouch and the Xylitol sweetener inside, and about the possibility of the mints being mistaken for illegal substances, West said.

"We are sensitive to these viewpoints and thus have made the decision that we will no longer manufacture Icebreakers Pacs," he said.


Read the full article here.
Read my original post here.

A hat tip to Annie for giving me the heads up. Don't we all feel good about ourselves?!

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

When we talk, people listen

January 25, 2008 4:31 PM  
Blogger jpb2525 said...

You called that one.. :) By the way the Gen Z's as you call them are actually called "millenials" Love ya girlfriend!

January 25, 2008 9:51 PM  

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