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California Farm Recalls Produce Used in Costco’s E. Coli-linked Salad

A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said. …

Women Impaled by Coffee Presses Sue Companies in Oregon

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of two women who say their hands were impaled while using Bodum-brand coffee presses. According to the suit, Vanessa Dittenhofer and Julie Jenkerson bought the presses in 2013 while visiting Starbucks locations in …

Starbucks Sued by North Carolina Police Officer Burned by Free Coffee

A North Carolina police officer who got a free cup of Starbucks coffee is suing the company for $50,000 after he spilled it and got burned. WRAL-TV reports attorneys said in court this week that Raleigh officer Matthew Kohr should …

Farmers Launches New Corporate Logo

Farmers Insurance has unveiled a new corporate logo as part of the company’s next “evolutionary step,” the Los Angeles-based carrier announced on Wednesday. New York City based-Lippincott is the creative partner on the new Farmers logo.  Lippincott is the firm behind a …

California Woman Accused of Poisoning Juice At Starbucks

A northern California woman has been arrested on suspicion of spiking orange juice bottles with a deadly dose of rubbing alcohol and stocking the bottles at a Starbucks coffee shop, law enforcement officials told Reuters news service on Tuesday. Ramineh Behbehanian, 50, …

One-Armed Man Sues Starbucks For Not Hiring Him

A man who was born with half a left arm is suing Starbucks for failing to hire him as a barista. Eli Pierre sued the company in San Diego, Calif. two weeks ago for unspecified damages. Pierre says that during …

Starbucks Sued for Firing Dwarf from Barista Job

The U.S. government is suing Starbucks, saying the coffee company fired a barista in El Paso, Texas because she is a dwarf. When the employee asked for a stool or small stepladder to perform her job, Starbucks denied the request …