16 November 2010

Toy pig removed from farm set to avoid offending Muslim and Jewish parents

.... Another mother named Safiyyah said: "I'm Muslim and it doesn't bother me. It's just another animal. "What are the store going to do next? Ban the Peppa Pig cartoon? Stop selling books with pigs in? This is a multi-cultural country."

ELC said: "The decision to remove the pig was taken in reaction to customer feedback in some parts of the world." However, after The Sun contacted the firm, it said: "We have taken the decision to reinstate the pig and to no longer sell the set in international markets where it might create an issue.

"Any customers who have bought Goosefeather Farm in the last few months will be able to order a pig free of charge via our website." [telegraph.co.uk] Read more