Major retailer renames ‘Midget gems’ after being told it’s ‘hate speech’ — RT World News

A campaign waged by a disability academic has led to major UK supermarket chain Marks & Spencer rebranding its ‘Midget gems’ over concerns that the name could be offensive to people with growth problems.

‘Midget gems’ have been around since the early 1900s, with numerous companies producing the firm, chewy sweets that are much-loved by British customers.

However, the popular treat had always left a bitter aftertaste for Dr. Erin Pritchard of Liverpool Hope University. The academic, who…

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