Tag Archives: Trader Joe

Merchant Joe will change the brand after the petition calls him “racist”

Merchant Joe’s says it will change the labeling of ethnic food packages after a petition called the supermarket brands “Trader Ming’s” and “Trader Jose’s” “racist.” As of Monday, Change.org’s petition “demanding” that the supermarket chain change its food packaging has been signed more than 2,500 times. “We demand that Trader …

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Merchant Joe’s to Eliminate ‘Racist’ Ethnic Food Packaging

Merchant Joe’s plans to remove ethnic brands from his products as a petition requesting their removal gain momentum. The California-based supermarket chain said it is working to phase out foreign names it has attributed to ethnic foods, such as “Trader José’s” for Mexican cuisine, “Trader Ming’s” for Chinese products, and …

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Petition Urges Trader Joe’s to Change Ethnic Food Labels

SAN FRANCISCO – Responding to calls for Trader Joe’s to stop labeling its international food products with ethnic-sounding names, the supermarket chain said it has been in a year-long process of repackaging those products and will soon complete the job. In the latest call to rename racially charged brands and …

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