According to an NBC News report, Quaker Oats ( a company owned by PepsiCo)  is changing the name and image of its 90-year-old traditional Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup.  Kristin Kroepfl, vice president and chief marketing officer of Quaker Foods North America, said in a news release, according to NBC News

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"We recognize Aunt Jemima's origins are based on a racial stereotype.As we work to make progress toward racial equality through several initiatives, we also must take a hard look at our portfolio of brands and ensure they reflect our values and meet our consumers' expectations."

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