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In a possible attempt to goose sales, Libby's (owned by Nestlé S.A., the multinational packaged foods company) seeded fear before Thanksgiving by warning everyone that it might not have enough canned pumpkin to satisfy demand, blaming pumpkin scarcity on things like "soggy fields" and "fungus." Of course all the news outlets [...]
Now it's really time to panic: An Eggo waffle shortage is one thing, but now there's a canned pumpkin shortage, and right before Thanksgiving? Nestlé, who owns the Libby brand of canned pumpkins, announced today that it might not have enough pumpkin to satisfy demand, blaming pumpkin scarcity on things like "soggy fields" and "fungus." [...]
Last night on The Colbert Report Stephen Colbert shared his solution to the national crisis that is the pumpkin shortage. By dumping the contents of canned pumpkin onto a plate and carving into it, he creates what he calls a "Can-o-Lantern."
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Yes, Halloween's over. I don't care. This is good.