Feb 8, 2024

Super Bowl: Uber Eats advert criticised for peanut allergy joke

Uber Eats is facing a backlash after its Super Bowl advert appeared to make light of a man having an allergic reaction to peanut butter. The Food Allergy Research & Education charity said it was "Surprised and disappointed" to see the company use allergies as a joke. "Don't Forget Uber Eats" was launched as the company's Super Bowl advert with millions of Americans expected to view it on Super Bowl Sunday. Food Allergy Canada said that food allergy was "No laughing matter" and asked the company to edit the ad. This Twitter post cannot be displayed in your browser. "So I'd love to see more of a commitment from Uber Eats to the food allergy community on their platform."

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