So far 13,000 people have signed a petition against Hershey’s lawsuit, defending their right to delicious Cadbury’s chocolate.Photocall Ireland

The Irish and British ex-pat communities in the US, in addition to chocolate lovers of all backgrounds and walks of life, are outraged following the news that a lawsuit brought by the Hershey’s Company against LBB Imports, the company that brings authentic Cadbury’s chocolate to the US, could mean the end of Cadbury’s in the US.

A petition has started on protesting Hershey’s actions and has close to 13,000 signatures thus far. If you are one of the thousands of readers upset by the news, signing the petition is one way to make your voice heard and to defend your right to Flake bars, Carmelos, Maltesers, Roses, and even Cadbury’s Fruit & Nut bars.

A link to the petition is below. For more on the Hershey's V. Cadbury's story, click here.