Monday, October 23, 2006

Vegemite Banned - Finally

Those of you who have tasted Vegemite may be thrilled by this recent import restriction. According to this news.com.au article Vegemite was not banned because of the rancid taste, but because


Vegemite contains folate, which in the US can be added only to breads and cereals



Never underestimate the ability of bureaucracies to push out logically absurd yet wildly popular rules. Goooooo government.

UPDATE:

Ok, Kelly called shenanigans on this one, Vegemite wasn't really banned. Snopes confirmed it for me.