The British supermarket chain Waitrose, has issued an apology to their customers after they were accused of selling racist Easter eggs.
According to Metro.co.uk, the apology comes after a Twitter user shared a photo of the trio of duckling chocolate eggs, before complaining about its message, suggesting it was racist.
It is understood the store decided to pull the £8 box which contained one milk chocolate duck shaped egg called ‘crispy’, a white chocolate egg called ‘fluffy’, and a dark chocolate egg called ‘ugly’, following the backlash of criticism online.
Although it is believed that the ducklings have since been put back on sale under different branding, the store has issued an apology to their customers saying no offence was meant to be caused.
It is believed that the chocolate ducks became the centre of a debate on social media when one twitter user upload a photo of the chocolate ducks, before saying: ‘Crispy, Fluffy and Ugly – trio of Easter ducklings at #Waitrose . Ugly is the dark one on the right. Overheard women saying “this is not right”, I agree, doesn’t look good at all. Thousands of other options… why #ugly?????’
However despite Waitrose issuing an apology many have taken to social media to defend the supermarket chain, saying it was political correctness gone too far.
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