law

fake meat

Missouri May Ban Plant-Based Meat Companies from Calling Their Products 'Meat'

The House of Representatives in the beef-loving state just passed a bill that could complicate the sale of meat substitutes.
Mayukh Sen
5.3.18
spongebob squarepants

Nickelodeon Forbids Man from Naming Restaurant 'Krusty Krab'

Viacom says that yOu cAn'T juSt Go aRouNd oPeNiNg 'SpoNgeBoB SquArepAnts' rEstAuraNts.
Mayukh Sen
2.7.18
tide pods

How Legislators Plan to Stop People from Eating All Those Dang Tide Pods

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, who co-introduced the bill, sought action after her own daughter was "attracted to" the sight of a detergent pod three years ago.
Mayukh Sen
2.7.18
food safety

Restaurant Hit with Huge Fine for Serving Food on Dirty Wooden Boards

"Wooden plates could pose a risk of food poisoning to anyone eating from them."
Nick Rose
1.10.18
Restaurant Confessionals

What It's Like to Get Sued by a Waiter

I know it’s just fucking money, but he sued us for so much and we had so many expenses opening a second restaurant. We’re still paying him off in installments.
Anonymous
1.1.18
WTF

Man Fired for Using Bag of Chips to Hide from Employer's GPS Tracking

The electrician was equal parts lazy and crafty.
Nick Rose
11.30.17
law

Walmart Will Pay Out $7.5 Million to Man in Watermelon Accident

The Army veteran broke his hip after reaching for a watermelon on display at an Alabama store.
Nick Rose
11.10.17
WTF

Driver Distracted by Delicious Taco Crashes 18-Wheeler

This is your brain on tacos.
Nick Rose
10.24.17
alcohol

Survey Says We're Getting the Worst Hangovers from Tequila

A new survey crunches some pretty brutal numbers about booze.
Nick Rose
9.22.17
law

Baker Who Refused to Make Cake for Gay Wedding Headed to Supreme Court

The nation’s highest court will be making a decision that will reach far beyond one Colorado cake shop.
Nick Rose
6.26.17
Trump

'Covfefe' Beer and Coffee Are Being Trademarked

One man’s garbled tweet is another man’s goldfefe.
Nick Rose
6.6.17
lawsuit

In Canada, Trader Joe's Takes on Bootleg Store 'Pirate Joe's' in Court

"We are an unauthorized, unaffiliated, international grocery smuggling operation."
Nick Rose
5.31.17