It seems like the SodaStream controversy has barely died down when Israel faces another culinary BDS threat. Only this time the source is from the inside. So far.
Shamir Salads — you’ve probably passed the brand in the refrigerator section of a market here or there, identified by its signature green leaf-red tomato graphic icon — is being tossed about now as the evil factory in question.
All those divine salads of the Middle East, such as hummus, baba-genouj and Matboucha (a Turkish pepper concoction) are no longer as harmless as they once seemed. Turns out, the factory that manufactures these pre-packaged dips and salads is in settlement territory.
The thing is, few people really knew about it until this week.