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Complaint Over New Kangaroo And Emu Flavour Crisps

by | 5th, December 2009

kangaroo-and-emu-crisps THE new Smith’s crisps taste is kangaroo and emu flavour, the BBQ Coat of Arms. Can the two flavours blend? Before you investigate, know that the bag has offended someone.

As the plaintiff says, the bag of crisps ”depicts the national coat of arms in a manner which could be termed as ‘degrading’ for native wildlife and offends on social values.

”It implies that it is perfectly OK to kill kangaroos and emus, just for fun!”

That’s the national coat of arms of Australia one of the few countries to feature pet food on its official badge.

The taste of the Outback zoo is one of four finalists in a competition to discover a new flavour of crisps that would garner lots of PR and media coverage. If one can offend then so much the better.

The winning flavour gets $30,000. Emu and Roo is up against “late night kebab” which may be the same thing under a different

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