FoodChallenge Corporate Abuse of Our Food

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From seed to plate, our food system is broken.

Global food corporations threaten our environment, food sovereignty and health. We protect our children from the epidemic of diet-related disease, striving to create a more sustainable future by challenging the corporate abuse of our food system. Learn More

In the U.S., one in three children born in the year 2000 are predicted to develop type 2 diabetes in their lifetime.

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Tell CEO Steve Easterbrook: Stop marketing junk food to children!

McDonald’s wants us to believe it’s modern and progressive -- without making any of the necessary changes to earn that description. That’s why we’re challenging McDonald’s power at the very heart of its global corporate operation today at its annual shareholders' meeting.

Stand with us today and tell McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook to stop marketing McDonald’s junk food to children.

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Elena Cuadros (L) and Carla Formoso want Tampa General Hospital to get rid of its McDonald's.
A coalition of citizens is asking Tampa General Hospital to get rid of its McDonald’s fast food franchise; but the hospital says it can’t because of a long-term contract. Elena Cuadros, with Corporate Accountability International, was part of a group of about ten people who held signs and delivered more than one thousand petitions Wednesday morning.
There's a full-on Mac attack against McDonald's inside Tampa General Hospital. It's being called the "Value the Meal" campaign. "It doesn't make sense to have fast food inside a hospital," said Elena Cuadros, with Corporate Accountability International. "Hospitals are a place for people to heal and seeing a junk food brand inside gives a false health association."…
Boston Public Schools budget cuts have inspired outrage among some parents and students, most publicly demonstrated by a student walk-out earlier this month.

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