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“Not Everyone Eats Tacos”: Former Workers Sue Target, Claiming Discrimination & Harassment

Three former Target employees are suing the retailer, claiming they suffered crude harassment, discrimination and retaliation. The workers say in their complaint that an alleged “multi-cultural tips” document for managers laid out items regarding Hispanic employees like “not everyone eats tacos and burritos.” [More]

Study Links Popular Antibiotic Zithromax To Rare But Deadly Heart Risk

Study Links Popular Antibiotic Zithromax To Rare But Deadly Heart Risk

Many people use the antibiotic Zithromax, or azithromycin, to treat bronchitis and other common infections. Some surprising results of a 14-year study might turn some off the antibiotic, as it found the risk of sudden deadly heart problems increased with use of Zithromax. [More]

An Actual Ton Of Sausage Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

An Actual Ton Of Sausage Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

Listeria is a familiar, if not unpopular name to many Americans by now, as an outbreak of it spread last year, causing multiple deaths, through contaminated cantaloupe. Now the bacteria is having its way with a ton of ready-to-eat sausage from Texas, triggering a recall of a few products. [More]

House Considering Three Bills That Could Erode Consumer Protections

House Considering Three Bills That Could Erode Consumer Protections

Our ever-vigilant parents at the Consumers Union are taking action against three new bills set to be vote on in the House of Representatives Friday, publishing a letter to show how proposed reforms in the bills would contribute to damaging many consumer protections. [More]