One French fast food chain has come under fire over the past few days for having a name close to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Founded in 2017 and with companies in Paris and Toulouse, Maison de la Poutine made an update on Thursday, reminding its customers that the company is not affiliated with its leaders.
“In this context, we have received calls of insults and threats,” the company added. “Therefore, it seems necessary to recall that La Maison de la Poutine had nothing to do with the Russian regime and its leader.”
A similar misunderstanding occurred in Quebec. Last week, Roy Joseph, a restaurant in Dishmondville, claimed to be the inventor of the dish and announced that it was temporarily deleting the word. Putin Its trademark. Until noon on Friday this release was shared and welcomed by many internet users on social networks.