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TheDailyBeast.com: Controversial Pulled Products

Oreo Fun Barbie

In 1997 Mattel and Nabisco teamed up for what seemed like a great opportunity: what could be a better match for America’s favorite doll than its favorite cookie? As usual, the company made both white and black versions of the Oreo-themed doll. What everyone hopes they didn’t realize is that “oreo” is a pejorative term for a black person who supposedly acts white. The Barbie doll obviously didn’t sell well and ended up getting recalled. Oops.



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