Brittany Shoot, Fortune

Brittany Shoot


San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Brittany:

Johnson & Johnson and Bayer Settle Xarelto Lawsuits for $775 Million

The drug companies agree to settle more than 25,000 lawsuits in the U.S. and admit no liability. → Read More

Job Seekers Aren't as Interested in Government Gigs as They Used to Be, Research Shows

Even as public sector job postings increased by 11%, the number of applicants went down 24% in the same five-year period. → Read More

Jay-Z's 'The Blueprint' Among the Music Added to the Library of Congress This Year

The Library of Congress National Recording Registry adds Jay-Z's 'The Blueprint,' 'Sweet Caroline' by Neil Diamond, other music recordings → Read More

Soda’s Last Straw? Corn Syrup May Fuel the Growth of Cancerous Tumors, Research Finds

It may make bowel cancer tumors grow more rapidly. → Read More

Massive Flooding Has Destroyed Midwest U.S. Farms. Here’s What You Should Know

The ongoing Midwest flooding is especially devastating for farmers already hit hard by President Trump's U.S.-China trade war tariffs. → Read More

FDA Recalls Children's Cough Syrup Sold At Dollar General Stores

The cough syrup may be tainted with bacteria that can cause gastrointestinal problems, especially for young children. → Read More

General Mills Prices Have Gone Up—and So Too Have Its Profits

On an earnings call, General Mills said total sales profits are up 8% since 2018. → Read More

China's Ban on Imported Recyclables Is Drowning U.S. Cities in Trash

Recycling programs in hundreds of cities are threatened by changes to the global refuse market. → Read More

Humane Society Undercover Operation Leads DowDuPont to End Pesticide Testing on Beagles

Corteva Agriscience announced it would cease the one-year-long animal testing program. → Read More

Why 25,000 Coal Miners Diagnosed With Black Lung Could Lose Federal Help Paying for Treatment

One in ten coal workers who worked in mines for at least 25 years have been diagnosed with black lung. → Read More

That Aspirin-a-Day Habit Does More Harm Than Good for Your Heart, Say Cardiology Organizations

Adults over 70 now have one less pill to take every day. → Read More

FDA Recalls Losartan Lots, Another Blood Pressure Drug Contaminated With a Cancer Causing Impurity

The FDA issued more drug recalls for blood pressure medication losartan, recalled due to carcinogenic (cancer-causing) trace impurities. → Read More

Jury Awards $29 Million in Latest Johnson & Johnson Cancer-Causing Baby Powder Lawsuit

The lawsuit alleged that the company's talcum-based baby powder contained cancer-causing asbestos. → Read More

UPS Workers in Ohio Sue Shipping Service for Racism and Discrimination

Nineteen black workers at a distribution center allege that nooses and Confederate flags were used in the workplace, as well as discriminatory hiring standards. → Read More

In Wake of College Admissions Scandal, Sephora Plucks Olivia Jade's Partnership From Its List

Sephora removed Olivia Jade products from its website on Thursday. → Read More

Workers at Anchor Brewing, One of America's First Craft Breweries, Vote to Unionize

San Francisco craft beer brewer Anchor Brewing workers voted to unionize, seeking a labor union to help with hourly wages, benefits → Read More

HP's Laptop Battery Recall, Interrupted by the Government Shutdown, Expands by 78,500 More Computers

This is in addition to the 50,000 recalled in January. → Read More

Twitter Just Released Updated Camera Features in Public Beta. Here’s How to Use Them

Twitter's first major camera update since 2016 limits video to 280 seconds, a nod to the text character limit. → Read More

College Admissions Cheating Scandal Takes Down TPG Growth Founder Bill McGlashan

McGlashan has been an outspoken advocate for ethical and social impact investing. → Read More

Students at 957 Schools Will Strike for Climate Action on March 15. One Swedish Teenager Started the Worldwide Protest

Greta Thunberg didn't quite mean to start a global movement, but she has. → Read More