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Macy's Stopped Selling Plates After People Say They Promoted Eating Disorders

The plates have rings drawn on them with the smallest portion labeled "skinny jeans," and largest one is called "mom jeans"

July 23, 2019

(NOW) - Macy's is pulling a line of decorative plates that compare food portion sizes to the size of jeans a person should be wearing off of its store shelves. A photo of the plates went viral after it was shared by a comedian/podcast host on Twitter and people started claiming it was promoting eating disorders and fat shaming.

Alie Ward's tweet gatherd more than 5,000 replies and 46,000 retweets. 

After much criticism, Macy's decided to pull the controversial plates and commented on Ward’s tweet, assuring her that the product will be removed from all Macy’s locations.

"We appreciate you sharing this with us and agree that we missed the mark on this product," the tweet said.

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