A new report by Friends of the Earth, Tiny Ingredients, Big Risks [PDF], documents a tenfold increase in unregulated, unlabeled “nanofood” products on the American market since 2008. Not surprisingly, [ … ]
We talk a lot about corporations and their control of our food supply, but the trouble with Nestlé doesn’t have that much to do with food.
Like so many food companies under fire for misleading consumers with the term ‘natural’ on their product labels, Gerber has successfully tried to get a false ‘natural’ labeling lawsuit dismissed. [ … ]
A new Oxfam campaign published today, Behind the Brands: Food Companies Scorecard, ranks social policies of food and beverage companies and things aren’t looking good for the top 10 food companies [ … ]
We don’t have much love for giant food corporation Nestlé around here. From promoting formula over breast milk in developing countries to infringing on water rights, Nestlé doesn’t exactly scream sustainability. That’s why it was pretty shocking to read that Hans Jöhr, corporate head of sustainable agriculture at Nestlé said that we don’t need GMOs to feed the world.
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and Nestlé “have a serious romance going on.” The WSJ has taken to regularly interviewing Nestlé executives about food and water issues and granting Nestlé the opportunity to opine about solving world problems in a way that enhances their bottom line.
Why do people drink bottled water? Bottled water makes about as much sense as shipping in ice from Antarctica. Learn about manufactured demand from a video made by the people at The Story of Stuff.