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British grocery store receives backlash for naming dark chocolate Easter candy 'Ugly'

(WTNH) - A British grocery chain is apologizing for selling chocolate ducklings that some people called racist.

British grocery chain Waitrose sold a trio of Easter ducklings in white, milk, and dark chocolate versions. The names of the ducks were "Fluffy," "Crispy," and "Ugly" respectively.

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After complaints, the store pulled the product off shelves, changed the name and restocked the candy.

In a statement, the company said quote "We are very sorry for any upset caused by the name of this product. It was absolutley not our intention to cause any offense."
 


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