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Consumers Informed By the Internet Are Forcing Social Responsibility on Big Food Manufacturers
Business  (tags: Big Food, McDonald's, social responsibilityGoodNews, business, consumers, dishonesty, ethics, GoodNews, humans, labor, marketing, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, technology, wal-mart, world )

Betsy
- 10 hours ago - ibtimes.com
In August alone, the world's largest food company by revenue, Nestle SA (VTX:NESN), imposed an extensive regime of strict new animal-welfare safeguards on its 7,300 meat, poultry, egg and dairy suppliers. McDonalds, Nestle, Kellog must change.
Microsoft's $29.6 Billion Scam: Tech Giant Leads the Way in Tax-Avoiding Innovation
Business  (tags: Microsoft, Taxes, tax avoidance, Tax inversion, Innovation News, Technology News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 5 hours ago - salon.com
More and more companies who enjoy huge benefits operating in the U.S. are trying to weasel their way out of taxes.
Mutant Crops Drive BASF Sales Where Monsanto Denied: Commodities
Business  (tags: Mutant crops, Mutagenesis, Mutation, Chemical, Irradiation, No Standards, GMO, Monsanto, BASF )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - bloomberg.com
"Mutation breeding is still used by seed developers from BASF SE to Dupont Co. to create crops for markets that reject genetic engineering. Regulators don't demand proof that new varieties are harmless."
Can Open-Source Strategy Help Synbio Avoid Controversial Fate of GMOs?
Business  (tags: GMO, Synthetic Biology, Synbio, Vanillin, Open Source, Pink Army Cooperative )

Brian
- 16 hours ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"Instead of a paradigm that drives the capitalization of genetically engineered biotechnology products, Pink Army Cooperative and its creator Andrew Hessel want synthetic biology to fall firmly into the DIY category, much like software development."
Gerawan Foreman Ordered Pesticide Applicator to Lie After Workers Get Sick PETITION!!
Business  (tags: farm workers, society, safety, protection, pollution, healthconditions, healthconditions, sadness, safety, news, interesting, law, humans, police, ethics, labor, corruption, lies )

Robert
- 23 hours ago - action.ufw.org
When it comes to pesticide safety we work hard to create laws and regulations to protect both consumers and workers who labor in the fields. But what happens when the people we trust to respect the law lie?
40 Percent of Restaurant Workers Live in Near-Poverty
Business  (tags: restaurants, wages, poverty, workers, food, eating out )

Freya
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
It isn't just fast-food empires that rely on a low-paid, disempowered, and quite-often impoverished workforce. As a stomach-turning new report (PDF viewable here) from the Economic Policy Institute shows, the entire restaurant industry hides a dirty...
Palestine Solidarity Protestors Target Smart Bomb Manufacturer in Fife
Business  (tags: Fide, Scotland, BDS, Raytheon Israel-warcrimes, war for profit.end the occupation-siege , solidarity, activism, Boycott Israel, protests, economy, corporate, investing, money, lies, investors, society, world, usa, politics, americans, finance )

Jess
- 23 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
"The people of Fife and the rest of Scotland do not wish to be involved in Israeli war crimes. Raytheon must stop all sales to Israel now or the protests will continue."
Scorched Earth: Israel Obliterates Two More Gaza High Rises
Business  (tags: scorched earth policy, assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, Ceasefire agreement, war crimes, BDS, end US aid to Israel, ICC, Free Gaza!, Free Palestine! 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, death, news, freedoms, europe, blog, media, world, UnitedNations )

Jess
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
Israel perpetrated the destruction of two more high-rise buildings in the Gaza Strip overnight, making hundreds more people homeless and destroying dozens of business.
"Unbalanced Recovery": Wages Falling, Low-Paid Jobs Rising Across US
Business  (tags: Economic Injustice, Recovery, Great Recession, Unemployment, Jobs, Wages, Workers Rights )

Brian
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
"These losses are part of an alarming trend toward greater inequality and a shrinking share of the economic pie going to workers"
8 Budget Cuts BofA's $12B Tax Dodge Could Restore
Business  (tags: Bank of America, tax dodgers, budget cuts, corruption, finance, money, investments, corporate, ethics )

Rodney
- 2 days ago - readersupportednews.org
The U.S. government patted itself on the back when Bank of America was ordered to pay a recent $17 billion "historic" settlement.
 
 
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