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12 February 2008

TUC seeks to halt rise of 'union busters' [UK]

Author: Andrew Taylor, Financial Times

British employers are hiring aggressive US-style "union busting" consultants to persuade workers against joining trade unions, Brendan Barber, the TUC general secretary, warned today. The TUC and its US equivalent, the American Federation of Labor and...

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1 October 2007

Kettle Chips calls in US union-busters to stop recognition

Author: David Hencke, Guardian [UK]

A British private equity company has called in one of the leading US union-busters to stop workers at one of the country's best-known upmarket crisp producers, Kettle Chips, joining a trade union. The California-based Burke Group has been engaged by...

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6 October 2005

Smoking the fast-food industry - Fight against warning labels reminiscent of tobacco fray

Author: Thomas Kostigen, MarketWatch [USA]

The state of California is suing nine top food manufacturers, including Burger King, Heinz and McDonald's, over their reluctance to issue warnings that some of their snacks could contain the potentially cancer-causing chemical acrylamide...What the...

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27 August 2005

Calif. files suit on fry health warning [USA]

Author: Robert Selna, Reuters

California Attorney General Bill Lockyer has filed a lawsuit to force top makers of potato chips and french fries to warn consumers about a potential cancer-causing chemical found in the popular snacks...Lockyer sought an injunction to stop restaurant...

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27 August 2005

California Attorney General files lawsuit to force firms to warn about cancer risk in chips & fries: McDonald's, Wendy's, Frito-Lay, Procter & Gamble, Burger King, KFC, Kettle Foods, Cape Cod Potato Chips, Ore-Ida

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27 August 2005

California Sues to Require Cancer Warnings on Potato Chips and French Fries - Action Against Nine Firms Says Warnings Required by Proposition 65 [USA]

Author: ConsumerAffairs.Com

California Attorney General Bill Lockyer has filed suit against nine manufacturers of potato chips and french fries, seeking a court order that will require the firms to warn consumers that some of their food products contain acrylamide, a chemical...

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20 June 2005

Consumer Group Wants Warning Label on Potato Chips [USA]

Author: Nichola Groom, Reuters

A California consumer legal group is campaigning to require warning labels on potato chips...Under California law, companies are required to warn consumers if their products contain known carcinogens...PepsiCo unit Frito-Lay said...its "food safety...

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