Trader Joe’s says no to changing ethnic-sounding label names – NBC News

LOS ANGELES Trader Joe’s, which said earlier this month it was moving to change the names of some of its products after an online petition denounced them as racist, now says it will stick with labels like Trader Jose’s and Trader Ming’s for Mexican and Asian food.
We want to be clear: we disagree that any of these labels are racist,” the popular grocery chain said in a statement posted on its website. It added, We do not make decisions based on petitions.
The petition posted on change.org by a…

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