Protesters Converge on Nestlé Bottling Plants in Sacramento and LA
Written By EGN on Saturday, May 23, 2015 | 07:00
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.