onton Food, the world's largest fortune-cookie manufacturer, is removing romantic messages from its cookies after complaints from parents. Fortunes such as "One who admires you greatly is hidden before your eyes," will henceforth be replaced with less steamy sentiments such as, "You make every day special." The New York company said it would make sure its fortunes "don't upset a single person."
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