The petition has appeared on change.org and was created by a high school senior in California. The announcement was sent one day after a petition addressed to Trader Joeâs and ALDI began circulating online. As of Thursday, it has garnered â¦ And bringing a Trader Joe's to West Ridge will equate to jobs and opportunity for area residents. Trader Joe's Prescott (283) At Trader Joeâs, we see ourselves as your neighborhood grocery store. Home / Trader Joeâs Petition Directed to Trader Joeâs Corporate Headquarters, store managers and clerks: We are Public Rights Advocates, having formed in this country to ensure that citizens and non-citizens alike are allowed free and equal access to Places of Public Accommodation. Gestation crates are widely recognized as cruel and inhumane. Elsa Clements started this petition to Trader Joe's. Step inside and you'll find unconventional and interesting products in the Trader Joe's label like Mandarin Orange Chicken and Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate, as well â¦ A petition asking the US supermarket chain Trader Joe's to rename specific products which have been given ethnic names has amassed more than 3,000 signatures. In a July 24 news release, Trader Joeâs said it disagreed with Bedellâs characterization of how it labeled its products and said the names that were being changed were ones that werenât selling well with customers. The former Brighton resident started the petition when he â¦ Please sign our petition. Trader Joe's plans to change the names and packaging of several ethnic food brands but a petition urging removal of "racist packaging" has grown. No one is more surprised that a five-year-old petition to get Trader Joeâs to come to Livingston County is still gathering signatures â and getting some recent Facebook sharing â than its creator, Phil Bell. The goal is 5,000 names. I find it hilarious the author of the petition is outraged by Trader Joes marketing but doesnât seem to mention that on the IMBD page for the silent movie she links to there is a big Amazon Prime link to the actual movie. They confine breeding pigs throughout their 4 month pregnancy in a space so tiny itâs roughly the same size as the animalsâ bodies. "The Trader Joe's branding is racist because it exoticizes other cultures - it presents 'Joe' as the default "normal" and the other characters falling outside of it," the petition says. âThe Trader Joeâs branding is racist because it exoticizes other cultures â it presents âJoeâ as the default ânormalâ and the other characters falling outside of it â they are âArabian Joe,â âTrader José,â and âTrader Joe San,â the petition â¦ Regardless, the force behind the food fix goes on to suggest the very foundation of the grocery chain is downright depraved. As of Monday afternoon, 2,765 had signed. An online petition called it racist. The petition pointed out that according to the brand's origin story web page, the original Trader Joe's store had a nautical theme, and its employees were described as "traders on the high seas." Trader Joe's responded to an online petition calling for the removal of "racist" packaging from its international foods. In 2016, the global production of plastics reached 335 million metric tons. More than 1,700 people have signed a petition urging Trader Joeâs to change the labeling of some of its international food products, calling the grocery chainâs branding âracist.&â¦ âThe Trader Joeâs branding is racist because it exoticizes other cultures â it presents âJoeâ as the default ânormalâ and the other characters falling outside of it,â Briones Bedell, 17, wrote on her petition, which has gained more than 3,600 signatures. Urge Trader Joeâs to take the humane road like so many others and commit to a 100% gestation crate free supply chain. The petition said the labels perpetuate harmful stereotypes. The petition had more than 4,800 signatures as of Tuesday night. A petition has garnered more than 5,000 signatures opposing Trader Joe's brand names by Thursday but the company said: 'We make decisions based on what customers purchase.' Please sign this petition and help bring Trader Joe's to West Ridge! A whopping 91% percent of plastics are NOT Recycled. âA few weeks ago, an online petition was launched calling on us to âremove racist packaging from [our] products,'â the news release said. The petition goes on to point out that Trader Mingâs is used to brand the chainâs Chinese foods, Trader Joséâs for Mexican foods, and Trader Giottoâs for Italian foods. An online petition is calling on Trader Joe's to end its 'racist' branding of food products which uses alternate names such as 'Trader Ming's' and 'Trader José's' for products from other countries. There are over 500 Trader Joeâs stores in 42 states and the District of Columbia and counting. Trader Joeâs is doing away with store brand labels derided as racist in an online petition, becoming the latest major company to end the use of names and images that perpetuate stereotypes. Nearly 3,000 people have signed a petition demanding that Trader Joeâs remove âracist packagingâ used on international food items from its stores. Trader Joeâs is doing away with store brand labels derided as racist and for perpetuating harmful stereotypes in an online petition. More than 1,700 people have signed a petition urging Trader Joeâs to change the labeling of some of its international food products, calling the grocery chainâs branding âracist.&â¦ Plastic is everywhere. You can watch it for as little as $2.99 with Amazon Prime. It ends up in the ocean and then into the fish we eat, the water we drink, even as micro-plastics in salt!. More than 2,500 people have signed a petition calling on Trader Joeâs to change the names of its international food brands, including âTrader Giottoâsâ and âTrader José,â but the grocery store chain says it was already working on it. A Trader Joeâs location in Marina del Rey has already appeared to phase out some of the branding the petition pointed to. A petition is asking Trader Joe's to change its labelling of international food products, deeming much of its branding as "racist." Trader Joe's said using labels such as Trader Jose's and Trader Ming's was "rooted in a lighthearted attempt at inclusiveness."