Foreign News: Ersatz

Because German bakers use 800,000,000 eggs a year in making their rich pastries, the Nazi Government was delighted to find a substitute by which it hopes to save 400,000,000 eggs a year. Out of 32 pounds of cheap fish is made a pound of extract which is supposed to be an adequate substitute for 160 hens' eggs. To make this extract palatable to Germans who had more than a bellyful of Ersatz (substitutes) during the War, and have been fed up with it again as a result of Nazi isolation policies, the Government hit upon...