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Katherine Timpf - Nutrition Bars Are Sexist? Oh, Okay

Katherine Timpf - Nutrition Bars Are Sexist? Oh, Okay | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Nutrition bars are sexist, at least according to feminist blogger Stephie Grob Plante. In her article “The Stereotype-Driven Business of Selling Nutrition Bars to Women,” Plante writes that, while protein bars emphasize building muscles and energy bars emphasize “food as fuel,” “nutrition” bars “target ‘health and weight-conscious consumers.’”

That, she says, is “veiled language for the belief that nutrition bars are supposed to be for women.” Plante goes on to attack the sexism in the marketin
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Michele Gillen sues CBS4, alleging age and gender bias | Miami Herald

Michele Gillen sues CBS4, alleging age and gender bias | Miami Herald | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Michele Gillen, a former award-winning reporter with CBS4, has sued the station in Miami, alleging age and gender discrimination along with bullying and harassment from colleagues, including Jim DeFede.
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Chinese Producers Win Legal Battle Over Orlando Bloom Film

Chinese Producers Win Legal Battle Over Orlando Bloom Film | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: Eventually released in China much later than anticipated, the Orlando Bloom starring S.M.A.R.T. Chase was not the big box office winner its producers desired but Shanghai-based Bliss Med…
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Man Battles Alcor Life Extension Foundation Over Father’s Cryonically Frozen Head

Man Battles Alcor Life Extension Foundation Over Father’s Cryonically Frozen Head | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A feud between a family and the company that cryopreserved baseball icon Ted Williams began when techs froze only a scientist’s head—and mailed the rest of him back to his son.
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Now more than 500 sick from outbreak linked to McDonald's salads

Now more than 500 sick from outbreak linked to McDonald's salads | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
The number of people sick from an outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness, called cyclosporiasis, linked to McDonald's salads is now 507, federal health officials said Thursday. Illnesses have been reported in 16 states.
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Woman killed by alligator while trying to save her dog in private South Carolina resort

Woman killed by alligator while trying to save her dog in private South Carolina resort | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A woman was killed while trying to protect her dog from an alligator attack at a private resort in South Carolina, officials have said.  The Beaufont County Sheriff’s said that it responded to a report that an alligator had attacked a woman at the Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina, early on Monday morning.
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Jessica Biel Closes Restaurant Amid Lawsuit Being Dismissed

Jessica Biel Closes Restaurant Amid Lawsuit Being Dismissed | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Jessica Biel and her business partners' decision to close Au Fudge comes after a lawsuit claiming they 'stole' tips got dismissed.
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Sexual harassment, hostile workplace alleged in Buffalo Wild Wings lawsuit | News | themorningsun.com

Sexual harassment, hostile workplace alleged in Buffalo Wild Wings lawsuit | News | themorningsun.com | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A federal suit filed against a Mt. Pleasant restaurant contends that a manager repeatedly sexually harassed an employee — including cornering the woman, grabbing and talking about her body, calling
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Gordon Ramsay sued over 'Kitchen Nightmares' episode; restaurant says show fabricated gross scenes

Gordon Ramsay sued over 'Kitchen Nightmares' episode; restaurant says show fabricated gross scenes | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
The owners of a New Orleans restaurant featured on Gordon Ramsay’s “Kitchen Nightmares” say the 2011 episode is still leaving a bad taste in their mouths.
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Cruise ship passenger survives 10 hours after falling into Adriatic Sea

Cruise ship passenger survives 10 hours after falling into Adriatic Sea | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A cruise ship passenger who was rescued from the Adriatic Sea 10 hours after falling overboard is in “excellent condition,” a doctor said Monday.
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Chipotle's new management still has the old problem: Food safety

Chipotle's new management still has the old problem: Food safety | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
While analysts have maintained their confidence in Chipotle, investors remain queasy after another round of food safety outbreak reports.
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Brawl between 40 people breaks out at waterpark over alleged use of racial slurs | abc7news.com

Both families are split when it comes to saying who started the brawl, but they say they both agree that the waterpark is partially responsible.
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The Question Of Who Owns The Moon Is About To Get Very Complex - Management - GovExec.com

The Question Of Who Owns The Moon Is About To Get Very Complex - Management - GovExec.com | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Space lawyers are still working to settle the question as a new era of exploration begins.
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Starbucks to open its first US sign-language store

Starbucks to open its first US sign-language store | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Deaf customers at a new Starbucks shop in the US will be able to use American Sign Language to order drinks.
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Facebook sued over allegations of gender bias in male-targeted job ads | Technology | The Guardian

Facebook sued over allegations of gender bias in male-targeted job ads | Technology | The Guardian | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Lawsuit claims that Facebook provides job ads which allows employers to choose who they want based on their age and sex
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Daniel Kaiser-Kueblboeck: Search halted for German pop star missing from cruise ship

Daniel Kaiser-Kueblboeck: Search halted for German pop star missing from cruise ship | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A search for missing German pop singer Daniel Kaiser-Kueblboeck, who reportedly jumped overboard from a cruise ship near Canada over the weekend, has been called off, according to the Canadian Joint Task Force Atlantic (JTFA).
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Dulles Airport Surprises Passengers with Facial-Recognition Boarding - Nextgov

Dulles Airport Surprises Passengers with Facial-Recognition Boarding - Nextgov | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Airport officials rolled out the system expecting to increase security and decrease boarding times.
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California lawmakers vote to restrict use of plastic straws, keeping state in national spotlight on environment

California lawmakers vote to restrict use of plastic straws, keeping state in national spotlight on environment | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A proposal to make California the first state to restrict the distribution of plastic straws at restaurants has drawn national attention from environmental groups who hope the idea, like many that begin in the Golden State, will spread across the U.S.
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Lawsuit over surprise 'mandatory' restaurant tips can proceed: N.Y. judge | Reuters

Lawsuit over surprise 'mandatory' restaurant tips can proceed: N.Y. judge | Reuters | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Many restaurants now require minimum tips, but a federal court ruling in Manhattan on Friday suggests that customers ought to be told about them up front.
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Black fraternity group says Alabama restaurant refused to host their event, citing 'problems with your kind'

Black fraternity group says Alabama restaurant refused to host their event, citing 'problems with your kind' | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
An Alabama restaurant refused in February to rent an event space to members of a predominantly black fraternity, telling them "we've had problems with your kind before," according to a lawsuit and the fraternity chapter president.
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Woman suing iconic hotel Fresno building owners after she got hurt while trespassing | abc30.com

Woman suing iconic hotel Fresno building owners after she got hurt while trespassing | abc30.com | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Last summer firefighters rescued a woman who fell from the roof of the building through a hole and landed four stories down, just after midnight.
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As cruise lines seek arbitration, Filipino seafarers become more vulnerable | INQUIRER.net

As cruise lines seek arbitration, Filipino seafarers become more vulnerable | INQUIRER.net | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Last week, Norwegian Cruise Line asked a federal judge to order arbitration in the Philippines—instead of a court trial in the United States—to settle a negligence lawsuit brought
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Nearly 400 People Ill After Eating McDonalds Salad « CBS Chicago

Nearly 400 People Ill After Eating McDonalds Salad « CBS Chicago | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
The number of people who have gotten sick because of a parasite outbreak that hit mcdonald's continues to grow.
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New York woman sues Canada Dry claims their isn't real ginger in ale | Daily

New York woman sues Canada Dry claims their isn't real ginger in ale | Daily | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Julie Fletcher. from Bolivar, New York, claims the ginger ale started making emphasis that it was 'made with real ginger' around 2007 - when people were turning away from soda
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Proposal Eliminates Employer-Provided Lunches In San Francisco « CBS San Francisco

Proposal Eliminates Employer-Provided Lunches In San Francisco « CBS San Francisco | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Two San Francisco supervisors want to do away with employer-provided free lunches because restaurant owners say they can’t compete.
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Foodborne illness is on the rise. Here's why

Foodborne illness is on the rise. Here's why | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Foodborne illness harms one in six Americans every year and almost one in ten globally; the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 48 million Americans get sick due to one of 31 pathogens.
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