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World's Largest Meat Company Withdraws Greenpeace Lawsuit


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection, Brazil )

Cher
- 627 days ago - greenerideal.com
The world's largest meat company says it has withdrawn a lawsuit against environmental activist group Greenpeace and renewed a promise not to purchase cattle from restricted areas in Brazil.



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Nyack Clancy (435)
Friday December 28, 2012, 8:59 am
Noted
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Friday December 28, 2012, 9:27 am
In other words, Greenpeace caught ya....
 

Les M. (7)
Friday December 28, 2012, 9:47 am
they probably only dropped the suit b/c of publicity. i don't think it was because of a change of heart.
 

Sarah G. (0)
Friday December 28, 2012, 9:52 am
awesome news!
 

Gloria picchetti (290)
Friday December 28, 2012, 10:06 am
I wish I could do more for Greenpeace. They are great!
 

Mike M. (53)
Friday December 28, 2012, 10:08 am
Noted Go VEGAN!
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday December 28, 2012, 10:26 am
Good news! Greenpeace is so awesome. Thank you Cheer.
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday December 28, 2012, 10:27 am
Sorry about the typo. One "e" too many. Thank you Cher.
 

LMj Sunshine (126)
Friday December 28, 2012, 10:35 am
Awesome!
 

. (0)
Friday December 28, 2012, 11:05 am
noted. Thanks for the good news
 

Sandra S. (126)
Friday December 28, 2012, 1:03 pm
noted thank you,xxx
 

Natalie V. (27)
Friday December 28, 2012, 3:02 pm
noted
 

Carol H. (229)
Friday December 28, 2012, 4:19 pm
noted, thanks Cher
 

Mitchell D. (131)
Friday December 28, 2012, 6:02 pm
Noted, and thanks. I'm pretty sure Les M. is right abut the reason for the change of activity, I won't call it a change of "heart." These companies/people adhere to the philosophy of King Richard (Nixon): It's not a crime, unless you get caught. Bastards!
 

Monica D. (580)
Friday December 28, 2012, 6:53 pm
Good.
 

Jane Mckenzie (20)
Friday December 28, 2012, 7:31 pm
noted
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Friday December 28, 2012, 8:38 pm
I applaud Greenpeace for all of their challenging hard work and efforts. I too agree with Les, these companies will try to make a buck anyway they can and they have no conscience when it comes to deforestation. They got caught and that is the only reason for the lawsuit being dropped. It remains to be seen if they follow thru on their promises to monitor deforestation and abide by the statutes set forth regarding cattle farming on illegally deforested lands.
 

Jaime A. (32)
Friday December 28, 2012, 9:51 pm
Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 28, 2012, 9:55 pm
Good News! Noted.
 

Pogle S. (88)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 3:48 am
Good!
 

Rock H. (254)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 12:13 pm
Thanks for sharing this great news Cher! Way to go Greenpeace! I suspect that actions by people like us at Care2 also played a part in adding to the pressure that resulted in IBS dropping this lawsuit and deciding not to purchase cattle from restricted areas in Brazil.
 

Yvonne F. (172)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 8:33 am
Great news!!! Thanks Cher
 
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