Food News Pop: Publisher Cancels Multibook Paula Deen Contract

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Food News Pop: Publisher Cancels Multibook Paula Deen Contract

by Wochit 0:52 mins

Paula Deen's publisher has canceled a deal with her for multiple books, including an upcoming cookbook that was the No. 1 seller on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com, following her admission she used a racial slur. Retailers Target Corp. and Home Depot Inc. and diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk became the latest companies to sever ties or distance themselves from celebrity cook Paula Deen as fallout builds from revelations that the Southern celebrity chef used racial slurs in the past. The Obama administration has unveiled standards for foods sold in vending machines, snack bars and school stores, changes intended to combat childhood obesity.

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