June 17, 2019

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Nonprofits Sue Panera Bread for Deceptive Marketing of Foods as ‘Clean’

Published: Apr 02, 2019 – 08:20 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Apr. 02 /CSRwire/ - Nonprofits Clean Label Project and GMO Free USA filed a lawsuit against Panera Bread for deceptive marketing and sale of certain bread products, sandwiches and other goods as "clean," after products tested positive for contaminants including glyphosate, the...

Report Uncovers Prevalence of Glyphosate in Restaurant Foods

Published: Mar 27, 2019 – 08:30 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, Conn., Mar. 27 /CSRwire/ - Nonprofit organization GMO Free USA today published the report, "Eating Out: A Date with Glyphosate." The report details the results of food tests for glyphosate residue, across fifteen popular fast food and casual restaurants in the U.S....

Chevron Blasted for Trying to Seize Computer and Cell Phone of Prominent U.S. Environmental and Human Rights Activist

Published: Jan 08, 2019 – 10:55 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ - Chevron CEO Michael Wirth has launched a highly unusual campaign by the company to seize the computer, cell phone and passwords of prominent American human rights and environmental advocate Steven Donziger after he helped Indigenous groups and...

In Federal Appeal, Donziger Seeks Reversal of Chevron’s Latest Subpoena “Assault” on Indigenous Peoples

Published: Dec 14, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Human rights advocate Steven Donziger this week asked a federal appellate court to reverse the latest attempt by Chevron to try to attack Ecuadorian villagers who are enforcing their landmark $12 billion pollution judgment by issuing a...

Donziger Wins Right for Public to Attend Bar Hearing Where He Plans to Challenge Kaplan RICO Findings

Published: Dec 05, 2018 – 03:08 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - Prominent New York corporate accountability advocate Steven Donziger this week won the right to open his bar disciplinary hearing to the public after international human rights groups expressed concern about what they call a "systematic denial of...

New York Bar Trying to Block Donziger From Presenting Evidence of Chevron Fraud and Witness Bribery in Secret Licensing Hearing

Published: Nov 30, 2018 – 11:52 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Lawyers from the New York bar grievance committee are seeking an extraordinary court order to block U.S. human rights attorney Steven Donziger from presenting explosive evidence of Chevron's fraud and witness bribery that he says was relied...

Musician Roger Waters in Ecuador to Support Amazon Peoples Who Won Landmark Judgment Against Chevron

Published: Nov 19, 2018 – 10:44 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Roger Waters, the founder of Pink Floyd currently touring Latin America to sold-out stadiums, is arriving in Ecuador today to bear witness to Chevron's "Amazon Chernobyl" disaster and to support Indigenous peoples and farmer communities who are...

Chevron Facing New Obstacles Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Liability as Death Toll Rises in Amazon Rainforest

Published: Nov 08, 2018 – 01:01 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - Having failed to block its $12 billion Ecuador pollution liability despite two decades of massive spending, Chevron now faces a slew of growing problems after Canada's courts green-lighted a lawsuit by Indigenous groups and farmer communities to...

Global Conference on Indigenous Rights and Environment Set to Launch Nov. 10 in Canadian Rockies

Published: Oct 26, 2018 – 03:06 PM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - A major international conference exploring indigenous legal principles, the environment, and reparations for environmental disasters is set to launch in Banff, Canada on November 10 with several high-profile speakers and academics gathering from around the world. The...

Chevron Intimidation Led Boston Mother to Sign False Affidavit Attacking Landmark Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Published: Oct 25, 2018 – 12:48 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /CSRwire/ - In a stunning confession, a Boston-area financial manager and mother of four who raised funds for Amazon Indigenous peoples has admitted under oath that Chevron lawyers successfully intimidated her to sign an affidavit with false statements designed...

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