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Target, Home Depot the latest companies to cut ties with Paula Deen

CNN
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 11:33am

The latest retail giants to boycott Paula Deen products are Target and Home Depot.

Deen has been dropped by six companies since her admission to using a racial slur was made public.

Walmart, Caesar Entertainment, Smithfield Foods and the Food Network have cut ties with Deen this week.

Home Depot announced it will discontinue the sale of Deen's items online.

According to CNN, Target released the following statement to the public on their decision to no longer carry Deen's products:

"We have made a decision to phase out the Paula Deen merchandise in our stores as well as on Target.com. Once the merchandise is sold out, we will not be replenishing inventory."

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