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As Flint Suffers, Nestlé Plans Dramatic Expansion of Water Privatization in Michigan By
The state of Michigan has reportedly issued preliminary approval for bottled water behemoth Nestlé to nearly triple the amount of groundwater it will pump, to be bottled and sold at its Ice Mountain plant, which lies roughly 120...
Court Gives Nestlé Green Light To Continue Bottling Water From National Forest By
California — A California federal judge just gave Nestlé the go ahead to continue stealing water from the San Bernardino National Forest. Nestlé has become infamous for trying to privatize water from over 50 springs throughout the United States, though residents in...
Nestle Spent $11M Lobbying Congress To Control Water, Cocoa & Trade Since 2013 By
AUSTIN, Texas — Nestlé’s political influence in the United States is backed by a generous war chest which funds the often controversial company’s efforts to lobby against the types of trade, labor, and environmental regulations which might impede its profits. The...
Judge: Nestlé Can Keep Bottling California’s Water Under Permit That Expired In 1988 By
SAN BERNARDINO, California — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Nestlé can continue to bottle water from drought-stricken Southern California, even though the permit which allows the company to pipe water from the San Bernardino National Forest expired in 1988. Federal...
Community Of Kunkletown Wins As Nestle Drops Water Extraction Plans By
After facing community resistance, bottled beverage giant Nestlé Waters North America this week ditched its plans to extract water from a Monroe County, Penn. spring. The plan would have seen Nestlé take 200,000 gallons of water per day from the source in Kunkletown,...
After Bottling Michigan’s Clean Water, Nestle Comes Under Fire For Ties To Snyder Admin By
FLINT, Michigan — As celebrities, corporations and citizens alike donates thousands of gallons of bottled water to the lead-poisoned residents of Flint, Michigan, Nestle, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of bottled water, has come under fire for its ties...
Why Is Nestle Finally Admitting To Using Slave Labor? By
Nestle’s apparent hypocrisy has once again made headlines. After admitting in November it had discovered slave labor among its seafood suppliers in Thailand — where migrant workers from Cambodia and Myanmar were being sold as disposable commodities and forced to fish...
Nestlé Admits Slavery In Thailand While Fighting Child Labour Lawsuit In Ivory Coast By
It’s hard to think of an issue that you would less like your company to be associated with than modern slavery. Yet last November Nestlé, the world’s largest foodmaker and one of the most recognisable household brands, went public with the news it had found forced...
Supreme Court Rejects Nestle’s Bid To Throw Out Child Slavery Suit By
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by Nestle, the world’s largest food maker, and two other companies to throw out a lawsuit seeking to hold them liable for the use of child slaves to harvest cocoa in Ivory Coast. The high court left...
The ‘Grinch’ That Stole Water: Nestlé Illegally Bottles 68,000 Gallons Of Water A Day In Drought-Stricken California By
SACRAMENTO, California — Activists are preparing to disrupt business at a Nestlé bottled water plant for a third time as the corporation continues to bottle millions of gallons of water in California amid an historic drought. Scheduled for Dec. 4, the protest marks...