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Pork Industry Apparently Can't Take A Joke
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Pork Industry Apparently Can't Take A Joke

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Pork Industry Apparently Can't Take A Joke

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For April Fool's Day, an online store for geeks invented a fake product called Canned Unicorn Meat. Its slogan: "The new white meat." The National Pork Board didn't get the joke. It recently sent the website a 12-page cease-and-desist letter for copying its slogan "The other white meat."

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

The online store Think Geek on April Fool's Day invented a fake product. It's called Canned Unicorn Meat. The slogan: The new white meat. The National Pork Board still hasn't gotten the joke. It recently sent the website a 12-page cease-and-desist letter for copying its slogan: The other white meat. The ad is still up, but Think Geek has apologized for misleading anyone about the differences between pigs and unicorns.

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