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A food-and-sugar-delivery startup in New York City is making headlines because its CEO is accused of sexual harassment.
The New York Post reported Tuesday that the company is headed by C.J. Fuhrman, a former executive with the world’s largest maker of toothpaste.
Fuehrer, who was recently promoted to chief executive, has been charged with two counts of third-degree sexual abuse and one count of third degree assault of a minor.
He faces up to five years in prison.
The Post quoted three people familiar with the matter, who did not want to be identified because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the case.
The charges came after a female employee complained about an alleged inappropriate relationship with Fuhrs former co-founder.
Fuchs claims that he never sexually harassed the woman, who said she was 19 at the time.
“He didn’t touch her, he didn’t make any advances,” the woman said.
“It was just an emotional thing.”
A lawyer for Fuhrers lawyer, Mark Geragos, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Fuhrer says he was only trying to make money for his family, but his former boss says the allegations are not true.
“I have a lot of respect for C. J. Fufrman,” said Robert D. Fink, a lawyer for his former cofounders, Peter and Cynthia Hirsch.
J has been in the business of serving the American public for years and has done a tremendous job.”
Fuhres claims that after he quit, he and Fuchs started a second business, FoodForChange.org, which now has a presence on Facebook and has raised over $150 million in seed funding.
The website has more than 7.5 million followers and more than 1.2 million posts about issues related to food and the environment.
FUHERS CLAIMS: “Catherine is a person of incredible integrity, courage and compassion who has done tremendous work to improve the health and wellbeing of people across the country.”
FUHHERS EXHIBITS: “Her heart is deeply in the right place.
It’s her passion that motivates her to be so involved in her community and her family.
She has been a tireless advocate for animals and the planet.
She is passionate about education and serving her community.”
FUTURE OF FUAHRES PROFESSION: The former CEO of FoodForSave.org is now a partner at the law firm of Perkins Coie.
In March, Fuhrens lawyers told a federal court in New Orleans that he was not under investigation and had not violated any laws or regulations.
The lawsuit was settled on Monday, a day after he appeared in court in Los Angeles.
FUDGE: Fuhrans is being sued for allegedly using a fake name and pretending to be an employee at FoodForTheWorld.org when he was at FoodSave.net.
FoodFortheWorld has been under scrutiny in recent months because of allegations that the online store sold a diet product called NutraSweet that was not in compliance with federal health regulations.
In the complaint filed in February, Fufres alleged that his company was in violation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Ingredient List (FHL) rules.
The complaint said FoodForWorld was selling NutraSugars, a sweetener that contains sugar, for more than $8 a bottle.
The company denied that it was selling unhealthy products and said that Nutra sweetener was a natural ingredient in many of its products.
FUFREES ISSUES: Fuzes legal team also alleged that Fuhrants “continued to be falsely and maliciously defaming Ms. Fuzers reputation by making false and malicious allegations that Ms. Hirsch and Ms. Bowers falsely used Fuhrees name and falsely and knowingly falsely claimed that they were a co-founding partner and that they had ‘co-founded’ FoodFor the World.”
Fuzhers lawyer has argued that the complaint against Fuhrners is “frivolous” and “outrageous” because the company was not the real founder of FoodSaveWorld.
FUTURES CRIME STATEMENT: FUHRER is currently suing his former employer, FoodSaveAmerica.com, and FoodForAmerica.net, which he said were “in a state of total collapse.”
FUFERS CLAIST: Fufrs legal team has accused FoodForGood.com and FoodSaveTheater.com of selling a diet beverage called Fuzing that was marketed as “free of sugar, lactose and cholesterol.”
“We are very proud of the products we are selling,” Fuhrders says in the complaint.
“FoodForTheNation and FoodTheater are not only a great product for our customers but