Peter Rabbit was released this past weekend in the U.S., taking just $25m (£18m) on its opening weekend, losing out to Universal's Fifty Shades Freed.
In a scene from the film, Tom McGregor - played by Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson - has blueberries pelted at him by a gang of bunnies - including Peter Rabbit - despite suffering a blueberry allergy.
Sony Pictures says Sunday in a joint statement with the filmmakers that "food allergies and are a serious issue" and the film "should not have made light" of a character being allergic to blackberries "even in a cartoonish, slapstick way". During a reaction, patients require the life-saving drug epinephrine and must go to the nearest hospital for follow-up treatment.
"The segment featured the intentional attack of the McGregor [Gleeson] character with the food he is allergic to - the implication being that the rabbits wanted to kill or harm McGregor with this method".
"Given that this movie is aimed at children, to see a character being intentionally attacked with the allergen that they're allergic to has been really disturbing worldwide, not only for the allergy community but also for parents", Globalaai founder Dr Pooja Newman said.
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But it made no mention of US President Mike Pence , who was seated in the same box as Moon and the two North Koreans. The South Korean President also stressed the need for the Communist North to resume its dialogue with the US .
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"We sincerely regret not being more aware and sensitive to this issue, and we truly apologise".
Australian group Global Anaphylaxis Awareness and Inclusivity has started a petition pushing for an apology from Sony saying the scene is detrimental to society's views on food allergies.
Some shared stories on social media about people who had to go through severe anxiety or even post-traumatic stress disorder following their experiences with anaphylaxis. "It encourages the public not to take the risk of allergic reactions seriously, and this cavalier attitude may make them act in ways that could put an allergic person in danger".
Reviews across the Atlantic have been mixed thus far, though UK-based critics questioned the film's faithfulness to the source after the promotional trailer depicted Peter Rabbit "twerking".
The 28-year-old is a crucial part of the North's Games delegation led by Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's nominal head of state. The priority for the two Koreas is holding meetings between their militaries to eliminate the risk of armed conflict.
He is also reportedly seeking legal protection for his family and other associates who have been involved in controversial deals. A senior ANC source told Reuters that the executive committee would meet at 2 pm (1200 GMT) in Pretoria on Monday.
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He added that the officials spoke about inter-Korean relations under a "friendly atmosphere" at the Presidential Blue House. The statement from the Ministry of Unification came after the North Korean delegation concluded its three-day visit.
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