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Parents Ticked That “Peter Rabbit” Makes Light Of Food Allergies

In the new movie based on Beatrix Potter’s beloved bunny, Mr. McGregor goes into anaphylactic shock. It’s played for laughs. But not everyone’s laughing. Peter Rabbit is in hot water with parents because in the film, animated animals weaponize the villain’s blackberry allergy. Peter (voiced by James Corden) attempts to fell his enemy, Mr. McGregor (Domnhall Gleeson), by shooting a blackberry into his mouth so the furry creatures might pluck some vegetables from his garden.
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