Sexist Ramen Ad Banned and More News

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In today's Media Mix, Paulie Gee's secret menu, plus Chobani removing hemp seed flavor
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This ramen ad was banned in the U.K.

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Sexist Ramen Ad: Pot Noodle's most recent Internet ad was banned in the U.K. after it pretty much compared women to the instant ramen snack. The "presentation of the woman in a sexual pose and the blatant comparison with the food product was crass and degrading," the U.K. Advertising Standards Authority said. [Grub Street]

Paulie Gee's Secret Menu: The food world is aflutter with rumors of a Paulie Gee's secret menu in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. [Free Williamsburg]

New Zealand Honey Fraud: The Food Standards Agency has found that more manuka, a native New Zealand honey, is being sold than produced, meaning something is up. [Food Navigator]

Chobani Removing Hemp Seeds: The Air Force recently banned the Blueberry Power Flip Chobani flavor thanks to hemp seeds (which could change drug test results), causing Chobani to remove the hemp seeds permanently. [Fox News]

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