Bizarre Statements On Obesity From Nestlé’s Head Of Nutrition: Asians Should Fight Obesity ‘Individually’

Bizarre Statements On Obesity From Nestlé’s Head Of Nutrition: Asians Should Fight Obesity ‘Individually’
Weight Management Advice From Nestlé’s Head Of Nutrition For Asia’s Expanding Obese Population: Do It Yourself With so many microphones and cameras constantly around everywhere we go–not to mention websites and apps hungry for new content 24/7–it’s hard to overestimate just how easy it is to misspeak, especially for high-profile people. That’s why so many successful politicians have such a gift for talking a lot, but about nothing: you’ve got to feed the beast, the news machine must have content; and you can appear to deliver it if you simply talk in circles and never actually say anything.… Read the rest

Water To Sell, But None To Drink: Ontario Town Cries Foul Over Gov’t Renewing Nestlé Waters Permit Without Public Comment

Water To Sell, But None To Drink: Ontario Town Cries Foul Over Gov’t Renewing Nestlé Waters Permit Without Public Comment
Water As Commodity: The Battle Lines Are Drawn In Canada As Town Cries Foul Over Gov’t Handing Nestlé Millions Environmental groups in Ontario, Canada are crying foul over government plans to reissue Nestlé’s water extraction unit new permits without allowing for public comment. Nestlé’s water-taking permits near the towns of Guelph and Aberfoyle in southwestern Ontario expired on July 31, but the company has been allowed to continue extracting water from local wells despite the fact that the region is in the midst of a severe drought.… Read the rest

Nestlé May Be Coming Up Against It: Small Town In Southeastern Washington State Latest To Stand Up To Water Bullies

Nestlé May Be Coming Up Against It: Small Town In Southeastern Washington State Latest To Stand Up To Water Bullies
The Latest In The Battle Against The Water Bullies: How A Small Town In Washington Stood Up To Nestlé There is something so satisfying when a bully finally gets his comeuppance. A huge slice of Hollywood culture mines this area of the human experience, and not jut in cheesy 1980s movies or kids cartoons either. Deep within, we are all hardwired to cheer for the toppling of a bully–all of us except the bully, that is.… Read the rest

Grim Truth About Food Monopolies: Ten Companies Own A Frightening Number Of Food And Beverage Brands

Grim Truth About Food Monopolies: Ten Companies Own A Frightening Number Of Food And Beverage Brands
Who Owns Your Food: Alarming Graphic Shows Just How Consolidated Corporate Ownership Of Food Brands Has Become Most people don’t realize it but the board game Monopoly was created as a slam against the capitalist class and a call for economic and social justice. According to the patent application from 1904, inventor Lizzie Magie sought to offer a “…practical demonstration of the present system of land-grabbing with all its usual outcomes and consequences.” And the protest was not without good reason: monopolies are a scary thing.… Read the rest

There Is No Good Reason Why Nestlé Should Be Profiting From Extracting Water From Public Land

There Is No Good Reason Why Nestlé Should Be Profiting From Extracting Water From Public Land
There Is So Much Wrong With Nestlé: Next Time You Think About Buying A Nestlé Product, Think About This Why is a multi-billion dollar corporation being allowed to take publicly owned water out from under the Southern California San Bernadino mountain range? This is southern California, the place that is suffering under an historic drought that has lasted nearly five years already and shows no signs of abating anytime soon.… Read the rest

Score One For The Good Guys: Tiny Kunkletown, PA Wins Epic Fight With Nestlé Over Taking The Town’s Water For Profit

Score One For The Good Guys: Tiny Kunkletown, PA Wins Epic Fight With Nestlé Over Taking The Town’s Water For Profit
Saying No to Nestlé: Tiny Kunkletown PA Scores A Huge Victory Over Corporate Water Raider Nestlé, Ousts Company In this horrorshow world where the rich never pay for the crimes (six months for rape? Seriously?) and criminal government agencies routinely lie and place the lives of their constituents in danger (HPV vaccine? Seriously?) and corporate hogs gorge themselves by digging deeper and deeper into the only earth we’ll ever have at unfathomable cost (fracking?… Read the rest

Del Monte, Nestle Join Ranks Of Other Major Food Companies Pledging To Switch To Non-GMO Ingredients

Del Monte, Nestle Join Ranks Of Other Major Food Companies Pledging To Switch To Non-GMO Ingredients
The People Have Spoken: Del Monte and Nestle to Join Dozens Of Major Food Corps In Going Non-GMO For all the talk the elites generate about “market forces” and “the invisible hand” and how these things are basically like forces of nature–despite the manifest facts of the system being fiercely protected and rigged in favor of said elites–there are actually moments where it works as advertised in our high school textbooks.… Read the rest

US Supreme Court: “Lawsuit Against Nestle, ADM, Cargill by Former Child Slaves in Mali Cacao Operations to Proceed”

US Supreme Court: “Lawsuit Against Nestle, ADM, Cargill by Former Child Slaves in Mali Cacao Operations to Proceed”
In a ruling that comes as a welcome surprise to watchers of corporate scofflaws, the US Supreme Court has thrown out a request by global corporate giants Nestle, Archer Daniels Midland Co and Cargill to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they were complicit in child slavery operations in connection with their Ivory Coast cacao plantations. By rejecting the request, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to let stand a December 2014 ruling by the 9th U.S.… Read the rest