Thursday, November 29, 2012

This disturbs me...

(Image and text from here)

Why not just boycott the parent company brands? Those of us who support organics rarely buy products like Diet Pepsi or Kellogg’s Genetically-Modified-Sugar-Coated Frosted Flakes. The only way to pressure Big Food is to boycott the brands w
e actually buy. Brands like Kashi, Naked Juice, Horizon, Silk, Honest Tea and yes, even Ben & Jerry’s.

Let’s be clear. These Big Food companies are gobbling up organic brands to make money and to greenwash the fact that industrial agriculture, factory farms, and their so-called "conventional" brands are undermining public health and destroying the environment and climate stability. They recognize the huge profit potential in the fast-growing organic and natural markets. They want our business. If we stop buying their organic and so-called "natural" brands, they know there’s a good chance we’ll find alternative brands. We might never look back.
Read more about the boycott here, where you can "Take Action" with a prepared letter to the parent companies.


  1. I find it so frustrating that these products are now owned by huge conglomerates. Argh.

    1. It seems worse out here, Em - in the West, I never heard all of the drug commercials that I hear in the East. Any of the "Edible Communities" will have more of the "locavore: information, which reminds me of California.

      The corporations that have taken over these formerly health conscious small companies are the reason I stopped using a certain dog food and the vitamin company that I used for years and, when I worked for WFM, used to push. Not any longer. When small companies sell out to Proctor and Gamble, they have lost my business. Innova and New Chapter, I am looking at YOU!

    2. Crap. New Chapter is what I take. Argghhh!

    3. Oh, Em - I feel your pain! I was so furious when they made the announcement that I wrote to them a couple of times and sort of lost it on my FB page! It felt like such a betrayal.

      Mega Food has some food grown vitamins and there is another one whose name escapes me right now. When I think of it, I'll be back!


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