Coffee

  • Watch: Resident Throws Hot Coffee on Contractor After Alleged Racist Rant

    A man hired as a contractor at an upscale apartment complex in Century City says he and his coworker were subjected to racist accusations by a resident — who proceeded to throw scalding coffee on him. The incident took place last Saturday, Aug. 4, at a building in the 2300...
  • Starbucks CEO calls arrest of two black men at Philadelphia store ‘reprehensible’

    (CNN)Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson responded to public outcry over the arrest of two black men on Saturday from a Philadelphia branch of the coffee shop, calling the incident “reprehensible.” The arrest, which was captured on video that has since gone viral, sparked accusations of discrimination and racial profiling. In...
  • Judge rules…Coffee must carry a cancer warning label

    A California judge ruled that coffee companies are required by law to carry a cancer warning label due to a chemical compound that develops when the beans are roasted at high temperatures. According to court documents, Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said that coffee companies failed to show that there was...
  • Coffee needs cancer warning in California, judge rules

    A Los Angeles judge has ruled that coffee companies need to carry a cancer warning label in California. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said in a proposed decision Wednesday that Starbucks and other coffee companies failed to prove the threat from a chemical compound produced during coffee roasting was...
  • McDonald’s customer finds cockroach legs in her coffee!

    BANGKOK: McDonald’s Thailand issued an apology to a customer in Thailand who found cockroach legs in his coffee on Friday.  According to details, a customer thought his coffee cup was dirty when he found small brown particles in it. However, on closer inspection, he discovered to his horror that...
  • Happy National Coffee Day!

    Free coffee? Yes, please. Coffee shops and restaurants around Greater Boston will serve complimentary java for National Coffee Day on Friday. The freebies include hot coffee, iced coffee, cappuccinos, espressos, and coffee in a can. One spot will even dole out free doughnuts. “So many people just kind of...
  • Coffee Has Been Connected to Living a Longer Life!

    At the European Society of Cardiology, ESC Congress 1 last weekend, Spanish researchers working as part of the long term project Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra (SUN) Project, presented their new study that suggests coffee intake might be tied to a longer life. The study included around 20,000 Spanish participants....
  • Viagra like substance found in coffee….Coffee recalled

    A Texas company issued a voluntary recall after a substance similar to one used in Viagra was found in its coffee, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration notice. Bestherbs Coffee LLC issued a recall of New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee after FDA testing found the presence of desmethyl carbodenafil, according to...
  • African Americans are the most at risk for developing Alzheimer’s, study finds

    A series of studies reported at the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London Sunday confirm that African Americans are one-and-a-half times more at risk than their counterparts or non-Hispanic whites for developing Alzheimer’s disease—an irreversible progressive brain disorder. “We presented research that actually tells us that African Americans—even...