The Bad Seed?

An Austrian pumpkin seed maker has aroused the wrath of pharmaceutical giant Pfi zer because his company’s blue, glazed, chocolate-covered pumpkin seeds too closely resemble Pfi zer’s popular Viagra, even down to their name, Styriagra.

Richard Mandl told the Austria Press Agency that his product’s name is simply a combination of the Southern Austrian province Styria—known for its pumpkin seed oil—and “agra,” as in “agricultural” or “organic.”

Okay, sure, whatever…

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