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The New York Times has a story detailing the extent to which Chobani, by "employing more than 300 refugees in his factories, starting a foundation to help migrants, and traveling to the Greek island of Lesbos to witness the crisis firsthand." has been "targeted with racist attacks on social media and conspiratorial articles on websites including Breitbart News."

Chobani and its founder Hamdi Ulukaya, a Turkish immigrant of Kurdish descent, have revitalized factories in both upstate New York and Idaho by building a Greek yogurt business that now employs some 2,000 people in total. But now, the Times writes, "there are calls to boycott Chobani. Mr. Ulukaya and the company have been taunted with racist epithets on Twitter and Facebook. Fringe websites have published false stories claiming Mr. Ulukaya wants 'to drown the United States in Muslims.' And the mayor of Twin Falls has received death threats, partly as a result of his support for Chobani."

The issue seems to be that Chobani's employment of "resettled refugees from Iraq, Afghanistan and Turkey, among other countries," and efforts to help them live the American dream, are being cast in some quarters as an effort to achieve the "Islamification" of America.

You can read the entire story here.
KC's View:
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