Uncle Ben’s renamed ‘Ben’s Original’ in effort to ditch racist imagery

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  1. Butch_Coolidge

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    Makes perfect sense. Kinda like how Bruce Jenner is no longer a dude.....


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    Pretty soon the Tuskegee Airmen will never have flown planes.

    Wonder what’s gonna happen to blues music? Listening to my Robert Johnson collection will probably be deemed cultural appropriation.
     
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    I never buy Uncle Ben's or Rice-A-Roni. There is a short learning curve to cooking plain rice. Basmati is my favorite and it cooks fast. By cooking a plain rice, you can control the amount of sodium and not have to eat the chemicals you get in processed rice.

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    Good. The rioting should finally stop after this.
     
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    I feel like my racism rating went down a few notches. Thank god Mars took this action. Before I thought it was the decent rice in the orange box, but now I see the error of my racist ways.
     
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    I do, too...but not India. #arsenic
     
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    This is no time for common sense.
     
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    Uncle Ben's rice owners:
    I find it deplorable that you were ashamed to have a black gentleman represent your brand. This is the poster child action of racism.
     
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    Don’t be silly. Arsenic is a good antiparasitic.
     
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    I remember when Anderson Consulting changed to Accenture.

    Ben is a white name. Not good enough

    Bens original should be named Rice pellets or Oryza, can't call it white rice either.
     
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    For shame!!
     
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    My adult son was on a protein kick for a while. He ate skinless chicken and rice very night. Asked for a rice cooker for Christmas one year. He lived in a one bedroom apt and his girlfriend said the place always smelled of this concoction.
     
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    Old Jube Minute Rice.

    Named for Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early
     
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    They may change the name but the rice in the box is still WHITE!
     
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    They can both get stuffed. I buy Everyday Essential brands. tom. :fist:
     
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    In all the years we sat at the table, stood next to the stove and had these brands all around us. Has there ever been a negative word spoken about a picture?

    Never in my home can I recall this being said. It was either you liked the flavor of said product or you didn't.
     
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    I'm still seeing Aunt Jemima syrup at the store. Weren't they going to change that too?

    PC is out of control.
     
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