Protesters Converge on Nestlé Bottling Plants in Sacramento and LA

By Dan Bacher | May 23, 2015 | The outrage over the bottling of California water by Nestlé, Walmart and other big corporations during ...


By Dan Bacher | May 23, 2015 |

The outrage over the bottling of California water by Nestlé, Walmart and other big corporations during a record drought has become viral on social media and national and international media websites over the past couple of months.
On May 20, people from across the state converged on two Nestlé bottling plants – one in Sacramento and other in Los Angeles – demanding that the Swiss-based Nestlé corporation halt its bottling operations during the state’s record drought.
Wednesday’s protest, led by the California-based Courage Campaign, was the third in Sacramento over the past year. The first two protests were “shut downs” this March and last October organized by the Crunch Nestlé Alliance. 
For over an hour Wednesday, over 50 protesters....story continues here



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Steveb6509 said...

These companies are taking water from one area so that those in other parts of California can drink it. If these people were to use a Brita at home, the effect on our water resources would be the same. In fact, it would probably take more water because then the water would need to be transported through our water system to that person's house.

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