Italian American One Voice Coalition Adds Johnsonville Foods To Its “Wall of Shame”

Jun 07, 2015 860

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition has added Wisconsin-based Johnsonville Foods to its "Wall of Shame". Johnsonville Foods has been singled out for continuing to air a commercial for its 'Family Brats' that features a character resembling Tony Soprano. The spot depicts a family barbeque and is riddled with worn out organized crime references. In short, it is an insult to this nation's nearly 30-million Italian Americans.

"It's this continued glorification of the subculture of organized crime that we most object to", says One Voice president Doctor Manny Alfano. "Worse yet, despite our objections and calls for Johnsonville to pull the spot the company continues to air it".

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