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Thousands Petition for Trader Joe’s to Change ‘Racist’ Food Labels

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Thousands of people have signed a petition urging Trader Joe’s to change some of its food labels deemed insensitive and racist.

The petition: Organized by Briones Bedell, the petition demanded that the grocery chain remove its branding and packaging in its stores, explaining labeling the brand’s “ethnic foods with modifications of ‘Joe’ …belies a narrative of exoticism that perpetuates harmful stereotypes.”

Trader Joe’s Ex-President Launches Grocery Store That Sells Healthy Food at Fast-Food Prices

It looks like your common boutique supermarket, and with its aisles brimming with fresh produce and friendly staff assisting customers, it has nearly everything you would find in your typical suburban food store.

But under the Whole Foods facade of carrot crates and egg carton stacks, something special is going on inside new store Daily Table that is hard to miss — the supermarket’s prices are so low that it seems like they are competing with fast food.