Way Beyond Meat

Beyond Meat’s Chief Operations Officer, Doug Ramsey, was charged with felony battery after a road rage incident led to a physical confrontation, culminating in Ramsay biting the tip of the other driver’s nose. Ramsey has been suspended from Beyond Meat.

Business Takeaway: While such a story readily falls into the category of “write your own punchline,” it’s also a reminder of how quickly such situations escalate and how severe the consequences – both for the individuals involved and their employers. See this recent news account, with an update on an incident involving three Indiana judges a few years back.