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Dairy Queen loses lawsuit against bottled water company

Jun. 24, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — American Dairy Queen Corp. has lost a federal lawsuit accusing a Massachusetts company of trademark infringement for attaching the name “Blizzard” to its bottled water. The Star Tribune reported Friday that U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson in St....

No, you're not imagining it — package sizes are shrinking

Jun. 08, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

It’s the inflation you’re not supposed to see. From toilet paper to yogurt and coffee to corn chips, manufacturers are quietly shrinking package sizes without lowering prices. It’s dubbed “shrinkflation,” and it’s accelerating worldwide. In the U.S., a...

Kaul to ask Republicans to OK nine environmental settlements

May. 26, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul is preparing to ask Republican lawmakers next week to sign off on nearly $400,000 in settlements to resolve multiple pollution cases. GOP legislators passed a law in 2018 just before Kaul took office that requires the...

Interfaith group asks Starbucks to drop vegan milk surcharge

May. 13, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A group of Christian, Hindu, Buddhist and Jewish leaders is asking Starbucks to stop charging extra for vegan milk alternatives, saying the practice amounts to a tax on people who have embraced plant-based lifestyles. In a statement issued Friday, an interfaith...

'Succession' star glues hand to Starbucks counter in protest

May. 10, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor and activist James Cromwell has gone from “Succession’s” Uncle Ewan to real-life supergluin’ — pasting his hand to a midtown Manhattan Starbucks counter on Tuesday to protest the coffee chain’s extra charge for plant-based milk. The 82-year-old...

Cause of chemical leak at Fond du Lac plant investigated

Apr. 08, 2022 08:15 AM EDT

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — Officials in Fond du Lac are investigating what caused a chemical leak at a local plant that caused employees and neighbors to evacuate the area. Hazardous materials crews worked for five hours to mitigate the leak at the Milk Specialties plant where 90 to...

Faulty chemical mix causes evacuation at Fond du Lac plant

Apr. 07, 2022 15:20 PM EDT

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A Fond du Lac plant and some neighbors have been evacuated after a faulty chemical mixture at the business caused a yellow fog to dissipate from the building. About 90 to 100 employees were evacuated from the Milk Specialties plant Thursday. ...