American Hummus – the saga continues ­– the MidLaw Diet

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A single company is said to have captured 60% of the prepared-hummus market in the United States. Last year, that company petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to establish and enforce federal hummus standards. More recently, the same company recalled 30,000 cases of its product. (Contaminated hummus was found through the company’s own quality control processes. The recall was voluntary. Kudos for that.)

Perhaps those events – and surely the burgeoning popularity of the homely bean dip – have enticed new providers to bring competing hummi to the marketplace. This includes both what look like major players and also highly regarded craft houses.

Let MidLaw be clear: you may patronize commercial purveyors if you wish. Buy your commercial-brand hummus if you must. But there is no need. You can make it yourself in no time. And yours will be better.

The MidLaw Diet calls you to roll your…

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