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Companies and brands across the United States are increasingly wary of the ‘cancel culture’ mob and falling victim to trial by Twitter jury.
Although some have held firm and refused to bow to the cries from the Left, including Whole Foods, a company many would assume to be a bastion of the liberal coastal elite, many others have either been forced to tweak products or abandon them altogether and change names amid outcry. Some have simply decided to jump before they were pushed.
The article goes on to state the following:
Over the past year, these brands have made changes to their names, logos, or product lines to be more culturally sensitive.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises made the decision to cancel six Dr. Seuss books because of images these books contain are seen as racially insensitive.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced on Tuesday that it has decided to stop the publication of 6 Dr. Seuss books. In a statement, the company says the 6 selected works ‘portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.’ pic.twitter.com/7GlCLse4Tb
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) March 2, 2021
Hasbro has decided to take the Mr. and Mrs. off of the Potato Head toy name. Now both toy’s will just be called Potato Head.
Hold that Tot – your main spud, MR. POTATO HEAD isn’t going anywhere! While it was announced today that the POTATO HEAD brand name & logo are dropping the ‘MR.’ I yam proud to confirm that MR. & MRS. POTATO HEAD aren’t going anywhere and will remain MR. & MRS. POTATO HEAD pic.twitter.com/6I84KrxOLQ
— Hasbro (@Hasbro) February 25, 2021
As of February, PepsiCo has announced that Aunt Jemima will now be called Pearl Milling Company. The company said that the old packaging did not “reflect our core value.”
Quaker Oats says its Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup will be renamed Pearl Milling Company. Quaker Oats earlier announced that it would retire the Aunt Jemima brand, saying the character’s origins are “based on a racial stereotype.” https://t.co/AhKSXWausk
— The Associated Press (@AP) February 10, 2021
Disney announced that two attractions, Splash Mountain and Jungle Cruise will be changing. Disney claims that these two attractions have stirred racial controversy and that the changes are long overdue.
We’re thrilled to share Splash Mountain at @Disneyland & @WaltDisneyWorld will be completely reimagined with a new story inspired by an all-time favorite @DisneyAnimation film, “The Princess and the Frog.” Learn about what Imagineers have in development: https://t.co/HyKfdDSH3j pic.twitter.com/DV6476KAVX
— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) June 25, 2020
The Ohio baseball team announced it was time for a new mascot saying it was “time to move forward.”
— Cleveland Indians (@Indians) December 14, 2020
B&G Foods decided to remove the image of a black man from their hot cereal packaging saying it “reminds some consumers of earlier depictions they find offensive.”
B&G Foods is “initiating an immediate review of the Cream of Wheat brand packaging.”
The chef on the box is called “Rastus” a pejorative term for black men.https://t.co/TrL5N35DYX
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) June 18, 2020
In a statement, Mars said, “We understand the inequities that were associated with the name and face of the Uncle Ben’s brand. They said that Mars had received ” mostly positive feedback,” from consumers and employee’s, about its “plans to evolve our Ben’s brand.”
The Uncle Ben’s rice brand is changing its name to Ben’s Original. Parent Mars Inc. is the latest company to drop a logo criticized as a racial stereotype.https://t.co/CFMZS6yo8E
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 23, 2020
The Washington Redskins will now be called The Washington Football team, no new mascot has been formally announced.
The Washington Redskins snap up a new, unproblematic name:
The Washington Football Team.https://t.co/LFchtCvgW1
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) July 23, 2020
The insurance company has removed the old logo that had a Native American chief wearing a headdress. The new logo will be a lion.
Our new logo reflects our mission and values, and our commitment to helping people protect what’s important to them.
— Mutual of Omaha (@mutualofomaha) November 12, 2020
Dreyer’s said they will change the name from Eskimo Pie to Edy’s Pie. They felt the old name was “derogatory.”
The chocolate-covered ice cream bars known as ‘Eskimo Pies’ have a new name. https://t.co/yudCEwRjb9
— ABC13 Houston (@abc13houston) October 12, 2020
Although some have held firm and refused to bow to the cries from the Left, many others have either been forced to tweak products or abandon them altogether and change names amid outcry.
Some have simply decided to jump before they were pushed.https://t.co/4h1gDAqsVK
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) March 8, 2021
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