Posts Tagged with "cheerios"

Breaking New Video: Inside the Cargill Lock Down

Thursday, May 13, 2010

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Last week 10 activists entered Cargill’s private executive mansion, known as the Lake Office, with a special delivery for CEO Greg Page and the other top executives that run Cargill operations worldwide from this secretive chateau in the suburbs of Minneapolis, MN. See video of the delivery for yourself: As the largest privately owned corporation [...]

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General Mills Under National Fire: New York to Minnesota

Sunday, May 2, 2010

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Last week was a busy one for General Mills, finding themselves increasingly under public scrutiny.  Not only are hundreds of children across the country now pressuring the company to get the palm oil out of their Cheerios, but during the 2010 Edison Awards in New York while receiving a gold award for their “Gluten Free [...]

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Winner of RAN’s 2010 Earth Day Poster Contest!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Congratulations to the Winner of Rainforest Action Network’s 2010 Earth Day Poster Contest: Name: Kayla Smith Grade: 6th Teacher: Amy Cole School: Thompkins Middle School Location: Evansville, IN —- Congratulations to Brandon and our Honorable Mentions below!  Everybody who participated in RAN’s 2010 Earth Day Poster Contest is a winner. Why? Because when the planet [...]

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General Mills: What’s in My Breakfast that’s Killing Orangutans?

Friday, April 23, 2010

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Thanks to over 700 activists from across the country who signed up to participate in two separate weeks of action targeting General Mills’ cereal brands, thousands of grocery store shoppers now know not to buy Cheerios, Lucky Charms, Trix, or any of the company’s other brands that contain palm oil, unless they want to knowingly [...]

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Blowing General Mills’ FUSE in Chicago

Friday, April 16, 2010

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Last night eleven activists stormed the downtown Chicago Marriott Hotel, site of the 2010 FUSE industry conference, to warn General Mills that they must stop delaying and protect endangered orangutans now! But what do endangered orangutans or Sumatran tigers have to do with General Mills, anyway? This year’s FUSE Conference brought over 400 industry leaders [...]

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General Mills: Stop Fossil Foolin’ Around!

Friday, April 2, 2010

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In Fossil Fools Day spirit, a dozen palm oil activists and one endangered orangutan protested General Mills’ use of rainforest-destroying palm oil in front of a San Francisco Safeway yesterday, on the eve of the second National 350-community strong Palm Oil Action Week.   In dozens of states, groups of concerned community members are hitting the [...]

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Palm Oil Controversy Threatens General Mills Golden Reputation

Thursday, March 18, 2010

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“Few things are more important than a company’s reputation with stakeholders.  It represents the sum of all that we do – and reflects the value and trust that consumers, customers, employees, investors and communities place in our company, our brands and our people. We constantly strive to remain worthy of that trust…” says CEO Ken [...]

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Leprechaun Flash Mob Takes Over Twin Cities

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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This past Sunday, a crowd of leprechauns entered several Twin Cities grocery stores and froze with shock, horrified to discover that beloved Lucky Charms cereals are contributing to rainforest destruction! These 17 leprechauns were so shocked in fact, they stayed frozen for 3 minutes as grocery store shoppers read their pamphlets and green cloth patches describing General [...]

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Kids Tell General Mills: ♥ Have a Heart ♥

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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On Monday, February 15, a dozen activists and several kids with Rainforest Action Network’s rockin’ Twin Cities chapter visited General Mills’ Golden Valley Headquarters with a very special Valentine’s Day delivery! General Mills buys palm oil from Cargill Incorporated, the largest importer of palm oil in the United States. Kids and youth from around the [...]

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