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  1. lawsuits
    California May Walk Back Cancer Warning for CoffeeNew research showing that coffee is benign has a state agency calling for the removal of cancer warnings on everyone’s favorite caffeinated beverage.
  2. lawsuits
    Necco Factory Workers Sue Former OwnersRound Hill Investments is accused of failing to give advance warning before they suddenly laid off employees last Tuesday.
  3. the chain gang
    Fast-food Companies Move to Make Workers’ Lives Slightly Less MiserableThe practice effectively amounted to franchises “owning” their employees.
  4. lawsuits
    By Chloe Co-Founder Sues to Keep Products Out of Whole FoodsChloe Coscarelli claims that the declining quality of the restaurant chain’s food is damaging her personal reputation and brand.
  5. beefs
    This Breathtaking Burger Rant Is a Rallying Cry for All the Cheese-Haters“A hamburger does not have cheese. A hamburger with cheese is called a ‘cheeseburger.’”
  6. lawsuits
    He Tried to Buy Breakfast at Burger King — He Ended Up Spending 3 Months in JailThe store claimed his $10 bill was fake. It wasn’t, and now he’s suing for $1 million.
  7. lawsuits
    Mario Batali’s Restaurant Group Settled a New Lawsuit for $2 MillionThey paid out a $5.25 million tip-skimming suit in 2012.
  8. lawsuits
    Chef Mike Isabella Settles Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Harassment at His RestaurantsFinancial terms weren’t disclosed, but the chef promises “corrective measures” to ensure an abuse-free workplace.
  9. lawsuits
    Coffee Trader Made Famous in Dave Eggers Book Sued for RacketeeringA lawsuit alleging “numerous unlawful acts” also names Blue Bottle as a co-conspirator.
  10. lawsuits
    A New Lawsuit Aims to Oust Jose Garces From His RestaurantsThey want the struggling chef removed entirely from his first three Philly restaurants.
  11. lawsuits
    Sony Sues Brewery Over Breaking Bad Beer — Even Though They Seem to Love ItThe show’s production company supposedly praised it in 2015.
  12. lawsuits
    John Besh and Alon Shaya Have Settled Their Long-Running Legal DisputeBesh’s hospitality group will keep Shaya the restaurant, and “Shaya” the name.
  13. lawsuits
    By Chloe Chef Says Co-Founder Sent Her ‘Threatening Messages’Chloe Coscarelli’s latest lawsuit says ESquared’s CEO waged a “threatening campaign” to steal her brand.
  14. sexual harassment
    Former Employee of Celebrity Chef Mike Isabella Files New LawsuitThe new complaint alleges that NDAs were used to hush accounts of sexual harassment.
  15. lawsuits
    Coffee Will Carry a Cancer Warning in CaliforniaA judge just ruled that Starbucks and other companies could not sufficiently prove that no risk exists.
  16. lawsuits
    Waiter Fired for Excessive Rudeness Says He Was Just Being ‘French’He complains it’s discrimination to call his behavior “aggressive, rude, and disrespectful.”
  17. lawsuits
    Pabst Sued for Saying Some of Its Beer Is Fancier Than It Really IsOlympia Beer supposedly contains “pure mountain water,” but is brewed near an EPA Superfund site.
  18. sexual harassment
    Celebrity Chef Mike Isabella Sued for Sexual HarassmentA former employee is seeking $4 million in damages.
  19. lawsuits
    Lindt Chocolate Sues Harvey Weinstein’s Company for $133,000 Worth of ChocolateThe truffle-maker wants a refund for sponsoring the film company’s Golden Globes party.
  20. lawsuits
    Couple Claims Starbucks Served Them a Frappuccino Tainted With a Barista’s BloodThe manager allegedly offered “free drinks for a week.”
  21. sexual harassment
    Records Show Years of Sexual-Misconduct Complaints at Applebee’s and IHOPThey’re reportedly the only two chains sued four times since 2010.
  22. sexual harassment
    5 Women Have Sued Monster Energy, Alleging a Culture of AbuseBeverage-industry sexism isn’t rare, and they claim Monster’s was “on a whole new level.”
  23. lawsuits
    Former Beatrice Inn Staff Push Back After Glowing Times Profile on Angie MarSome employees feel the story is gravely inaccurate.
  24. lawsuits
    The Joe’s Pizza Copycat in Brooklyn Gets to Keep Its NameBut the business has to remove the “confusingly similar” sign.
  25. lawsuits
    Alon Shaya Wants to Remove His Name From John Besh’s Restaurant GroupAlon Shaya says he “simply wants his name disconnected with these ‘toxic’ parties.”
  26. sexual harassment
    5 Female Kitchen Workers Sue McCormick & Schmick’s for Sexual HarassmentThey compare working in the kitchen to “being treated like a prostitute.”
  27. lawsuits
    Sushi Nakazawa Sued for Mishandling TipsIt’s alleged that owner Alessandro Borgognone and chef Daisuke Nakazawa failed to pay overtime and the minimum wage.
  28. lawsuits
    Walmart Has to Pay $7.5 Million to Shopper Who Broke His Hip Buying a WatermelonThe produce-aisle incident left him walker-bound.
  29. lawsuits
    New York’s Best Slice Shop Is Suing Copycat PizzeriasIf you’re knocking off Joe’s, probably need a better name than “Joe’s Pizza of the Village.”
  30. lawsuits
    Cat Cora Sues Meatpacking Restaurant Fatbird for Not Paying Her $400,000She wants money and an injunction against further use of her name.
  31. lawsuits
    Passenger Sues Airline for Serving Sparkling Wine Instead of ChampagneThis is about more than “subtle differences between effervescent wines.”
  32. lawsuits
    Lawsuit Says Danny Meyer’s No-Tipping Movement Is a Plot to Overcharge CustomersIt accuses about a dozen big-name restaurateurs of “horizontal price fixing.”
  33. lawsuits
    Jamie Oliver Sued Over His Recipes’ Gluten-Free LabelsThe nonprofit that owns the “GF” symbol claims he’s using a knockoff version.
  34. lawsuits
    California’s Coffee Could Soon Carry Cancer WarningsA lawsuit argues that the drink contains a cancer-causing chemical.
  35. lawsuits
    Instagram-Famous Raw-Cookie-Dough Shop Sued for Allegedly Making People SickPlaintiffs say they were “obviously disappointed” to learn that Dō’s raw dough can actually make people sick.
  36. lawsuits
    Black Workers at Trump Hotel Steakhouse Allegedly Told It’s ‘White America Time’BLT Prime employees claim they got screwed on shifts and dealt with racist co-workers.
  37. lawsuits
    Federal Court Says San Francisco Can’t Require Health Warnings on Soda AdsJudges asked why the label isn’t on products with “equal or greater amounts” of sugar.
  38. lawsuits
    Ex-Employee Claims Shake Shack Let Sick Workers Serve FoodHis $1 million lawsuit alleges that the chain fired him for complaining.
  39. lawsuits
    Chefs Aren’t Happy Federal Judges Upheld California’s Foie Gras Ban“Don’t we have anything better to do than attack foie gras?”
  40. lawsuits
    Jessica Biel’s ‘SoHo House for Kids’ Accused of Stealing $430,000 in TipsWorkers are suing for wage theft and a long list of other labor violations.
  41. lawsuits
    GrubHub Has Never Been a Food-Delivery Company, Executive SwearsIt’s part of the company’s legal strategy to ensure that delivery people remain “independent contractors.”
  42. lawsuits
    Colorado Baker Who Wouldn’t Make Same-Sex Cake Gets Justice Department’s SupportThe Trump administration will argue before the Supreme Court that pastry is a form of protected speech.
  43. lawsuits
    Judge Throws Out Dozens of Lawsuits About the Wood Pulp in ParmesanHe said reasonable people assume cheese that’s “unrefrigerated for an extended period of time” contains additives.
  44. lawsuits
    Blue Apron Hit With Multiple Lawsuits Alleging It Misled InvestorsIts historically bad IPO has brought out the lawyers.
  45. lawsuits
    Trump Administration Urges Judge to Disregard NYC’s Calorie-Count LawThe FDA sided with the grocery industry’s lawsuit seeking to block enforcement.
  46. lawsuits
    Customer Claims Chick-fil-A Baked a Rodent Into Her Sandwich BunShe reportedly “still” has nightmares and is suing.
  47. lawsuits
    The ‘Pink Slime’ Debacle Cost Disney and ABC at Least $177 MillionIt’s likely the most ever paid in a media defamation case.
  48. lawsuits
    Root & Bone Chefs Accused of Pilfering $290,000 of the Restaurant’s MoneyTheir business partner believed the restaurant was “not making much, if any, profit.”
  49. lawsuits
    Food Couriers Say Delivery Services Are Screwing Them Out of PayAt least three lawsuits right now argue they’re being unlawfully classified as contract workers.
  50. lawsuits
    Two Midwest Towns Are Locked in a Vicious Fight Over Their Pierogi FestivalsThe Whiting Pierogi Fest is displeased with the Edwardsville Pierogi Festival’s name.
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