Ben & Jerry’s apologises for ‘racist’ Lin-sanity ice cream

The ice cream makers behind Ben & Jerry’s have issued a public apology after a concoction meant to honour rising basketball star Jeremy Lin failed to be a slam dunk. ‘Taste the Lin-Sanity’ vanilla frozen yogurt, which featured lychee honey swirls and fortune-cookie pieces, outraged customers who said it perpetuated stereotypes about Asian Americans. In a series of posts on the company’s Twitter page, a spokesman said the brand was simply ‘swept up’ in the nationwide fervor surrounding the 23-year-old New York Knicks player.

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