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These Easter Eggs Have Offended Some Christians

This is the Starbucks cup thing all over again.

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Chocolate maker Cadbury has upset some Christians in the U.K. after a newspaper this week published a story claiming the company had "banned" the word Easter from its packaging to avoid offending non-Christians.


And the company's social media accounts are certainly pro-Easter.

Easter's nearly here, and that means one thing... CADBURY MINI EGGS! #FreeTheJoy

"Most of our Easter eggs don't say Easter or egg on the front as we don't feel the need to tell people this — it is very obvious through the packaging that it is an Easter egg," a Cadbury spokesperson told the Independent.


A very patient social media manager is currently replying to everyone who tweets at the company, explaining that "Easter" is written on the back of the eggs.

Spare a thought for the poor fucker running the @CadburyUK Twitter account today. 👏🏻

What a hero.

@CadburyUK I am very sorry, person currently replying to all these messages. Here's a picture of a kitten.

David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

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