October 18, 2012 10:38 AM

Lawsuit: Employee rift led to KC store selling laxative-tainted Coke

It may have been a not-so-innocent employee prank gone wrong that sickened a Kansas City woman. Barbara J. Nelson isn’t laughing. This week, she filed a lawsuit alleging that she became ill after drinking most of a bottle of laxative-laced Coca-Cola she bought Sept. 10 at the Family Dollar store at 3156 Troost Ave.

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