Pass the salt, these dinner plates are pretty tasteless.
Macy’s yanked a series of dishes that feature arbitrary “portion control” circles from their Herald Square location on Sunday after social media users condemned the meal-shaming ceramics.
The kitchenware – made by the brand Pourtions and sold at Macy’s’ concept shop STORY – feature a dinner plate with three rings from the largest “mom jeans,” to a medium “favorite jeans” to the minuscule “skinny jeans,” according to a photo snapped by disturbed passerby Alie Ward.
Ward, a CBS science correspondent for “Innovation Nation,” posted the picture on Twitter Sunday with the comment, “How can I get these plates from @Macys banned in all 50 states” that amassed over 30,000 likes and 2,500 comments by Monday afternoon.
Some Twitter users were quick to echo Ward’s disgust with the daring dishes.
“Macy’s just casually promoting eating disorders and body shaming. MOM JEANS FOREVER,” commented user @aubswashername.
“Not everyone has completed their recovery,” wrote @elliesmolwitch. “When I came across these it just triggered me really bad and I almost gave up eating my lunch because obviously a healthy lunch won’t fit in the tiny circle.”
“This is a toxic message, promoting even greater women beauty standards and dangerous health habits,” @AnnaPuchkoff wrote. “These expectations can actually kill someone, and I know someone it has. @Macys, remove this from all of your stores and denounce the manufacturer.”