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IKEA apologizes for dish after cultural appropriation backlash

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

IKEA's new jerk chicken with rice and peas has been slammed after the warehouse chain made the traditional Caribbean dish using the wrong ingredients. The Swedish-based retailer recently added the jerk chicken to its UK menu, which includes its famous meatballs and hot dogs and was met with immediate backlash after a photo of the...
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Ikea faces backlash and accusations of 'cultural appropriation' gone wrong after adding jerk chicken with rice and peas to the menu in certain stores

Ikea faces backlash and accusations of 'cultural appropriation' gone wrong after adding jerk chicken with rice and peas to the menu in certain stores

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Ikea is facing backlash after debuting jerk chicken with rice and peas that failed to fit the qualifications for the Caribbean dish.
Typically, the rice and peas part of the dish includes kidney beans or gungo peas. Ikea's menu item, served in some UK stores, featured green peas.
Ikea apologized, with a representative telling media outlets that the company is now reexamining the dish.
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Ikea is facing backlash after debuting a jerk chicken dish with rice and peas that failed to fit the basic qualifications for the Caribbean dish.
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