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Starbucks was sued in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, on Friday, October 21, 2022. The lawsuit alleges that Starbucks Corporation misappropriated trade secrets and breached an implied non-disclosure agreement related to coffee-flavored lip gloss after a meeting with Balmuccino, LLC.

The restaurant chain sought to boost diversity in its workforce and its contracts after the Black Lives Matter movement, but a conservative shareholder argues that these policies violated federal and state discrimination laws.