No, cannibalism has not gone mainstream, even in Australia. According to The Sydney Morning Herald, the publishing house Penguin Group Australia pulped and reprinted thousands of copies of a cookbook after discovering that a recipe called for "salt and freshly ground black people" in the ingredients. Roughly 7,000 copies of Pasta Bible were recalled after the typo was found in a recipe for spelt tagliatelle with sardines and prosciutto.
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"We're mortified that this has become an issue of any kind, and why anyone would be offended, we don't know," said head of publishing Bob Sessions, who noted that proofreading a cookbook is an extremely difficult task. Penguin blamed the error, which occurred in only one recipe, on a spellchecker program. Note to industry: stop laying off actual copy editors.