Makes Sense: If there is Christmas Ham there must be Hanukkah Ham!

Thanks to John from Iowa for calling our attention to this holiday howler. What makes it funny is that it's from a store in NYC, not in Iowa.
Grocery gaffe: hams for Hanukkah
Manhattan grocery advertises food Jews can't eat under their dietary laws

The Associated Press

NEW YORK - A luxury grocery store in Manhattan made a food faux pas, advertising hams as "Delicious for Chanukah."

Chanukah - an alternate spelling for Hanukkah - is the eight-day Jewish holiday that began Tuesday evening, and hams, as well as pork and other products from pigs, can't be eaten under Jewish dietary laws.

A woman who saw the mistake over the weekend at the Balducci's store on 14th Street took pictures of the signs and posted them on her blog.

Jennifer Barton, director of marketing, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the signs were changed as soon as the error was noted.

She issued an apology on the company Web site, saying the company would be reviewing its employee training.

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