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Powerful Food Lobby Loses Big Members Over Shifting Consumer Concerns

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- 289 days ago -
Membership is changing at the country's largest grocery association, and the shakeup may say a lot about the impact consumers have on their favorite brands. In October Nestle announced to the Grocery Manufacturers Association that it would be ending...


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Animae C (506)
Thursday December 7, 2017, 4:50 pm
Proof that people have the power!!

Christeen A (353)
Thursday December 7, 2017, 5:54 pm
Good to hear.

Kathleen M (211)
Thursday December 7, 2017, 6:09 pm
S&N. Thx for sharing Kathy. Hopefully Nestles' will stop stealing water from various communities, as well!

penny C (83)
Thursday December 7, 2017, 6:19 pm
Thanks Kathy.

Kevin C (2)
Friday December 8, 2017, 8:37 am
I read an article a couple of days ago. The tag line said it all, but a wentence in the first para highlighted the real issues:
'Last week, a former GMA executive told Politico that to him, the food industry lobbying group seems like “the dinosaur waiting to die.”' Seems like the beast is finally dying. What we really do need to know though is what new 'Perfect Beast' will replace it? We may have dealt a minor blow for our rights to clean food and healthy planet but we most certainly haven't finally n this battle. Its merely just beginning. You can bet your last breath that they will win by fair means or foul. More likely the latter. So lets stop patting ourselves on the back and knuckle down to business because this is the beginning of the long haul.
Second article:

Kevin C (2)
Friday December 8, 2017, 8:40 am
2 typos: 'sentence' not 'wentence' in first line (fat finger syndrome) and first word on line 8 should be 'win'
My bad!

Colleen L (3)
Friday December 8, 2017, 11:34 am
Good for the people. Companies should care about what the consumers want. People come first. Thanks Kathy

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Friday December 8, 2017, 12:33 pm
Noted, Thanks.

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Friday December 8, 2017, 1:29 pm
Noted, Thank you

Anne F (17)
Friday December 8, 2017, 10:52 pm
Stay vigilant - protect farmers' markets and grow your own

Peggy B (43)
Saturday December 9, 2017, 6:02 am
Well said, Kevin C.

Freya H (358)
Saturday December 9, 2017, 2:07 pm
I'll believe Nestle's claim about "principles" when they quit stealing water to bottle and sell.
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