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

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  1. Darkangel1846

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    Well I don't care, the big companies can change all their packages but the memories are still in my mind. FTN
     
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    Maybe if they put droopy drawers, gold teeth and a dew rag on him.
     

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    Would this have happened if Uncle Ben was gay?
     
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    They have to use up the labels in stock, either that or all the syrup is old stock?
     
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    I am going to the Mennonite store today and I'll see what kind of racist rice they are carrying. If I see something I don't like , perhaps a temper tantrum is in order.......

    BTW, they don't enforce masks because they don't believe in it
     
  6. Baba Louie

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    The rice formerly known as Uncle Ben's does NOT, I repeat, does NOT have any black rice in their multitude of choices. Brown? A couple three. One other says it's "Wild" but I has me doubts.

    https://www.unclebens.com/rice-products/all

    All the rest...? White rice! Or "Infusion Flavored". Infusion huh? We used to call it artificial... but infusion sounds pretty with it

    and notice the web page name? Uh huh. They made a token change!

    They do have a recipe for cranberry rice stuffed pork chops which led me to finding bacon cheddar wrapped chicken tenders buried in their pinterest food links I found, so based on that alone, IMO, they are forgiven because... bacon... wrapped... chicken... w/ toasty cheese all over it (1 outta 3 ain't bad for the heart so good to go)
     
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    It can't be old stock, it's in Publix.

    And if it's the last of the old labels, maybe I should start hoarding them because they could be collector's items.
     
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    Whatever happened to the Log Cabin Republicans? Are those guys still around?
     
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    What a total crock of self loathing liberal bull. Having a picture of a black person on a box of food is racist?
     
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    But Ben is a man's name, so now it is sexist rice.
     
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    ✊ White rice matters ✊
     
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    I was in a Fleet Farm store this morning in Menomonie and I happened across Aunt Jemima's pancake mix in the food section. I bought it. It'll either be a collector's item someday or maybe evidence for charging me with a hate crime. The world has gone mad.
     
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    I wonder if " Ben's " will get sued by " Ben & Jerry " now ?

    :headscratch:
     
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    To me, the saddest thing by far, is the unintentional consequence that killed, "Aunt Jemima on the pancake box?" as a joke.

    No longer can I remind that your mama isn't on a pancake box.

    Was nothing sacred?
     
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    I've been lying awake at night worrying about this.....no more BO for me.
     
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    I thought the same about "Billy Beer" WAY back when...drank it a few months later, so I could save the cans as collectors items...only to find out that the value increased twenty-fold if they were still full. :)

    Long story short, keep the syrup in the bottle, sir.
     
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    If Uncle Ben became trans Aunt Ben it would be praised.
     
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    All zero people that were offended can sleep better.
     
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    And Ben is no longer an uncle.
     
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