Alison Frankel Wins Punster of the Week With “Kosher hot dog case presents a real constitutional pickle”

April 4th, 2014

There are so many delicious puns in this story about kosher hot dogs, I don’t even know where to slice.

The title: “Kosher hot dog case presents a real constitutional pickle.”

It gets better:

Who would have guessed that a consumer class action accusing ConAgra of deceiving consumers in the labeling of its Hebrew National hot dogs and salami would implicate two meaty constitutional issues? (Sorry, couldn’t resist.)

Apologize for nothing!

That’s a toughie, according to the 8th Circuit panel — Chief Judge William Riley and Judges Roger Wollman and James Loken, who clearly had no appetite to bite off more than they could chew. (Yes, that was intentional. Sorry again.)

And this:

Who knows? Maybe one of these days the Supreme Court will confront that issue. I’ll leave it to you to come up with the requisite Justice Frankfurter joke.