A Whole Foods store in New York took down a sign that used an image of President Barack Obama to promote a sale on chicken.
The sign, created by a store artist, was removed "once it was brought to our attention by a shopper that it may be perceived as offensive," a Whole Foods spokesman said.
"There was no disrespect meant at all," the spokesman said.
Customers were split on whether there were racist connotations to the sign.
"Even if he's not the president, you're going to have an African-American promoting the sale of chicken? They can do better than that," Jason Nunez said.
However, some said they did not see the sign as offensive.