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1d ago

Florida woman sues Kraft for $5M, saying Velveeta shells & cheese takes longer to prepare than packaging claims

Amanda Ramirez sued the Kraft Heinz Co. over what she alleges is deceptive and fraudulent packaging with the claim that the meal will be "ready in 3½ minutes."
Containers of Kraft Heinz' Velveeta brand Shells and Cheese are seen in a supermarket in New York on Thursday, February 15, 20182. Kraft Heinz is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter earnings on Friday prior to the bell. (A© Richard B. Levine)
Containers of Kraft Heinz' Velveeta brand Shells and Cheese are seen in a supermarket in New York on Thursday, February 15, 20182. Kraft Heinz is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter earnings on Friday prior to the bell. (A© Richard B. Levine)
1d ago

Financier Leon Black accused in lawsuit of raping woman in Jeffrey Epstein’s New York mansion

Black, a co-founder of the investment firm Apollo Global Management, stepped down as head of the firm after an independent review of his ties to Epstein last year.
Leon Black, Chairman, CEO and Director, Apollo Global Management, LLC, speaks at the Milken Institute's 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. May 1, 2018.
Leon Black, Chairman, CEO and Director, Apollo Global Management, LLC, speaks at the Milken Institute's 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. May 1, 2018.
2d ago

Whole Foods' decision to pull Maine lobster sparks outcry among elected officials, lobster industry

Two environmental watchdog groups cite a court ruling indicating current lobster harvesting practices may endanger North American right whales.
A worker weighs a lobster to sort in Arundel, Maine, on Jan. 24, 2022.
A worker weighs a lobster to sort in Arundel, Maine, on Jan. 24, 2022.
2d ago

Crypto firm BlockFi files for bankruptcy as FTX fallout spreads

The Jersey City, New Jersey-based company had already halted withdrawals of customer deposits and admitted that it had “significant exposure” to the now-bankrupt crypto exchange FTX and its sister trading house, Alameda Research.
The apps of BlockFi and other cryptocurrency exchanges.
The apps of BlockFi and other cryptocurrency exchanges.
2d ago

Kim Kardashian says she's 'disgusted and outraged' over Balenciaga ad featuring children and harness-wearing teddy bears

Last week, the Spanish fashion label apologized for sharing ads that featured images of young children posing with teddy bears that appeared to be wearing BDSM-inspired accessories.
Kim Kardashian on NBC's "TODAY" show on June 21, 2022.
Kim Kardashian on NBC's "TODAY" show on June 21, 2022.
3d ago

'Natural' baby product company recalls toddler cups over lead poisoning hazard

Three stainless steel toddler cups made by Green Sprouts contain a lead hazard in the bottom bases of the cups and bottles, according to a recall notice.
A recall has been issued for Green Sprouts stainless steel bottles and cups.
A recall has been issued for Green Sprouts stainless steel bottles and cups.
3d ago

‘There’s no rules. It’s crazy’: New money in NCAA recruiting leaves elite athletes ripe for exploitation

“If you make a mistake, it could cost you your whole college career," said one top high school football player.
Three high school athletes surrounded by a cloud of money.
Three high school athletes surrounded by a cloud of money.
3d ago

A family-run Mexican restaurant became a chain — and a Southwest phenomenon

The spread of Roberto's Taco Shop restaurants and its many "Berto's" variations across the Southwest and abroad started with one Mexican immigrant family's unique business model.
4d ago

Black Friday online sales to hit new record, expected to top $9 billion

Overall online sales for the day after Thanksgiving are expected to top $9 billion, according to Adobe, which tracks sales on retailers’ websites. That would be a record.
Black Friday shoppers at the Opry Mills Mall
Black Friday shoppers at the Opry Mills Mall
5d ago

Adidas launches investigation into misconduct allegations against Kanye West

The German athletic brand was one of several companies to cut ties with Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, last month over his anti-Semitic comments.
Kanye West attends the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Kanye West attends the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
7d ago

Challenges Bob Iger faces in his return as Disney's CEO

Disney has re-appointed Bob Iger as chief executive, effective immediately, after Iger’s handpicked successor as CEO, Bob Chapek, came under fire for his management of the entertainment giant. Newsweek's Tom Rogers joins Morning Joe to discuss.
Challenges Bob Iger faces in his return as Disney's CEO
Challenges Bob Iger faces in his return as Disney's CEO