Three women in Charlotte, NC claim they failed drug tests and lost their jobs after drinking a popular weight loss tea.
According to WSOC, the three Black women filed a class action lawsuit against Total Life Changes (TLC) company that makes the Iaso raspberry lemonade flavored tea.
The women claim the raspberry lemonade flavored tea contains THC, the main ingredient in marijuana.
One woman consumed the tea after seeing ads for TLC and talking to a friend who was selling the Iaso Tea.
After applying for worker's comp following an injury on her job, the woman was surprised when the company asked her how long she had been using marijuana.
"She was like, 'How long have you been using marijuana?' And I said, 'What? Marijuana? No, I don't do drugs. I'm an advocate. I'm in minister classes. I'm writing a book. I'm doing all of this positive stuff in my community."
She added: "I told him it says '0.0 THC.' This is what I've been taking. I do not do drugs. They escorted me to HR and HR took my badge and I'm in tears."
TLC's owner Jack Fallon told WSOC that third party manufacturers were to blame for the tainted tea.
"We use third-party manufacturers all over the world. We trusted them and obviously we got let down in some of these instances," he said.
TLC's website no longer states "0.0% THC." The product description now contains this added line: "We do not recommend use if you are subject to drug testing."
A second lab analysis of Subway restaurant's tuna fish sandwich, obtained by The NY Times, failed to identify any fish DNA in the ingredients.
Months after two Bay Area residents claimed there was no fish in Subway's tuna fish sandwiches, the New York Times ordered a new lab analysis.
A federal class action lawsuit noted a laboratory analysis of the tuna fish sandwiches determined no seafood DNA was found in the ingredients.
"We found that the ingredients were not tuna and not fish," said one of two attorneys representing two plaintiffs in the lawsuit in an email to The Washington Post.
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The lawsuit claimed the "products are made from a mixture of various concoctions that do not constitute tuna, yet have been blended together by Defendants to imitate the appearance of tuna."
Subway restaurant hit back at the claims that the company made "false and misleading representations about tuna being used as an ingredient."
"There simply is no truth to the allegations in the complaint that was filed in California," a company spokesperson told DailyMail.com in January.
However, a second analysis of more than five feet of Subway tuna fish sandwiches obtained by the New York Times, determined no fish DNA was found in the samples.
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Kanye West is being sued in federal court for failing to pay nearly 1,000 members of his Sunday Service revivals.
Kanye faces two class action lawsuits totaling $30 million in penalties for failure to pay members and crew of his Sunday Service revivals, according to multiple reports.
Complicating the rap producer's legal troubles is the fact that he obtained $2 million in federal Covid-19 relief funds in 2020 -- specifically to pay his performers and crew.
According to Page Six, the two cases were filed in Los Angeles separately for 500 performers and over 300 crew members.
Lawyers representing the plaintiffs have asked them to reach out to others who provided services for Kanye, but did not get paid.
"They've got hundreds of people on board already," a source told the UK Sun newspaper. "They're talking to many, many others who want to be a part of it. People are very upset how they were treated, saying it's their worst experience," the source added.
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