Trader Joe's says no to changing ethnic-sounding label names


Trader Joe's says it no longer plans to change the names of some of its ethnic foods after an online petition had denounced them as racist a high schooler had started an online petition to get rid of names like trader Jose's for Mexican food and trader Ming's sport Asian products saying they perpetuated harmful stereotypes it was a mix the renewed conversations about racial injustice in the U. S. and the grocery chain recently said it was moving to change some of those names but now trader Joe's says it's going to keep those labels which are rooted in a light hearted attempt and inclusiveness the company says it disagrees that they're racist over the years the company has dropped some names that employees objected to like Arabian Joe's I'm Jackie Quinn

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