Tuesday, October 24, 2006

What the? Vegemite, or not?

Mystified Australian authorities have launched an investigation into reports Vegemite has been banned from entering the United States.

Supermarkets in the US continue to stock Vegemite and have no plans to remove Australia's iconic breakfast spread from their shelves.

Adding to the confusion, a spokesperson from the Australian embassy in Washington DC said US officials had recently said they had no concerns about Vegemite.

Weekend media reports, however, described how US customs officers have been removing jars of Vegemite from travellers' bags as they entered America.

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