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Ontario Liquor Board Bans Israeli Wines

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), which controls wine and liquor distribution in Canada’s largest province, released a memo to all its affiliates that all wines labeled Product of Israel are not to be sold until further notice.

The letter says the ban is due to the country’s labeling laws, which do not allow wines produced in the areas conquered by Israel during the Six-Day War to be labeled Product of Israel.

The LCBO is an Ontario government enterprise and one of the world’s largest buyers and retailers of beverage alcohol. Through more than 650 retail stores, catalogues, special order services and more than 210 agency stores, the LCBO offers nearly 24,000 products annually to consumers and licensed establishments from more than 80 countries.

The memo is presented in full below:

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  • 2. wow wrote:

    it’s so blatant and they are not ashamed?
    Canada lost tons with the loss of Stephen Harper as prime minister.
    The garbage they have now is similar to what we finally got rid of..

  • 3. Kop Doktar wrote:

    No surprise. Canada is just a European country on this side of the Atlantic.

  • 4. sam wrote:

    They are fine with importing the wine, as long as it doesn’t say product of israel

  • 5. Bernie wrote:

    I wonder if Canada would be ok if the wines were labeled “product or territory lost by Arab countries after they failed in their attempts to destroy the Jewish State.” Would they consider that honest and not misleading?

  • 7. largest province wrote:

    Ontario is not Canada’s largest province…. Quebec is.

  • 8. Moishe wrote:

    Canada really should starting labeling wines produced in Niagara region as Occupied Indian Land wine.

  • 11. Moishe pipek wrote:

    Gevurah of goyim winds up costing Jews. .you cheered when they fined the guy who sold the non kosher cheese to kosher camp falsefying its true nature.They used the same law against Israel.I hope that they would be challemged in court.Israel wine is legal under Israeli law.While the non kosher cheese was a plain swindle


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