Store withdraws chocolate ducklings following racism complaints

KOCO | 4/10/2019 | CNN
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UK grocery chain Waitrose has apologized after being accused of racism over the names of three chocolate ducklings.

The "Waitrose Trio of Chocolate Easter Ducklings" contains a white, milk and dark chocolate version, which were named "Fluffy," "Crispy" and "Ugly" respectively.

Twitter - User - Waitrose - Duckling

A Twitter user questioned why Waitrose had chosen to call the darkest duckling "Ugly."

"Overheard women saying 'this is not right,' I agree, doesn't look good at all," wrote Livia A. Aliberti on March 7.

Waitrose - Statement - CNN

Waitrose has since apologized in a short statement seen by CNN.

"We are very sorry for any...
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