Palm Oil Key Focus at General Mills Shareholder Meeting

Yesterday marked a huge shift in the U.S. food industry – it’s now official that the world’s sixth largest food company is taking concrete action to address their controversial sourcing…

Massive Banners Dropped on Cargill, Grain Exchange Skyway

Despite state-wide flood warnings, the skies opened for just enough time to allow five RAN activists to hang two billboard sized banners off of a 3rd street skyway during morning…

Cargill Destroys Rainforests at Twins-Rangers Game

This past Sunday in Minneapolis,  something unusual happened during the local Twins baseball game. Unhappy with the way one of their hometown corporations (and the largest privately owned in the…

Mr. Page: Future Generations Are Counting on You

http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 Last week, over a dozen local Twin Cities community members, including members of the Walker Church social justice chapter, children, and concerned parents, paid Mr. Page – Cargill CEO…

Krafting a New Story on Palm Oil

For those following the recent developments of palm oil in the news, you know that this hot commodity is becoming increasingly controversial and companies are starting to either push to…

Will Cargill Fall for the Great Sinar Mas Greenwash?

After months of waiting for the results of the Sinar Mas “audit,” the controversial findings are finally public and it’s now up to Cargill executives to decide how they will…

Breaking New Video: Inside the Cargill Lock Down

Last week 10 activists entered Cargill’s private executive mansion, known as the Lake Office, with a special delivery for CEO Greg Page and the other top executives that run Cargill…

General Mills Under National Fire: New York to Minnesota

Last week was a busy one for General Mills, finding themselves increasingly under public scrutiny.  Not only are hundreds of children across the country now pressuring the company to get…

Warning: General Mills Destroys Rainforests

My alarm went off at 6:15am this morning and the excitement of butterflies in my stomach reminded me that the launch date had finally arrived! After four hours of sleep…

Orangutans Visit Cargill Hometown for July 4

Four RAN activists, two dressed in orangutan costumes,  spoke to hundreds of neighbors at a fourth of July celebration in Wayzata, Minnesota to call attention to Cargill’s role in rainforest…