Beyond Meat’s COO severed his nose in a fight, had to pay a fine of 9 lakhs

Vegetarian food giant Beyond Meat The Chief Operating Officer of Beyond Meat was arrested in America for allegedly biting the nose of a man. According to court records, 53 years old douglas ramsey He is accused of making “terrorist threats” and third-degree behavior.

However, Chief Operating Officer Douglas was released on Sunday after furnishing a bond of USD 11,085 (£9,711) or Rs 8,83,147. A local TV channel said the incident happened Saturday night as he was leaving the parking garage after a football match in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

cut off the upper part of the nose

A US television station KNWA/KFTA, citing a preliminary police investigation, reported that he got into a fight with another driver and bitten the man "while ripping flesh on the top of his nose".

However, Fayetteville Police did not immediately respond to a request from news website BBC on the matter. Douglas Ramsey previously had a three-decade-long career at meat processing giant Tyson Foods, where he oversaw the company's poultry and McDonald's business units.

He later joined Beyond Meat as Chief Operating Officer in December last year. Douglas Ramsey said at the time of his appointment, "I am proud to join our mission to produce delicious products that are healthier for our customers and more sustainable for our planet."

The accused did not answer

Ramsey and Beyond Meet did not immediately respond to BBC requests for comment on the matter.

Beyond Meat Company—which makes plant-based burgers, sausages, and nuggets—debuted in May 2019 on the stock exchange on New York's Nasdaq exchange

Its shares saw a huge jump on its first day of trading and registered an increase of over 160%, making it one of the company's most successful initial public offerings in recent years.

However, later the shares of this firm went down, this year alone it has seen a decline of more than 70% in its value. Last month, Beyond Meat lowered its earnings forecast for the year and said it would cut nearly 4% of its global workforce.

The company's chief executive, Ethan Brown, said the costly prices of plant-based meat have slowed the company's growth, as customers around the world are facing rising cost of living due to rising commodity prices.

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