20 Dec '11, 1am

Big Oil Attacks Chiquita For Denouncing Tar Sands | Care2 Causes

Big Oil Attacks Chiquita For Denouncing Tar Sands | Care2 Causes

Chiquita, the famous brand behind many of the bananas in American grocery stores, recently made headlines for something completely unrelated to fruit. The corporation publicly announced that it would do everything in its power to stop buying fuel made from Canadian tar sands oil. TAKE ACTION: Will you help counteract the Big Oil backlash by sending Chiquita’s CEO a thank-you note? Just click here to send Chiquita a message of thanks for rejecting dirty tar sands oil. The announcement is just the latest in a string of victories for ForestEthics, an environmental organization running a campaign to expose the health and environmental risks posed by the extraction of tar sands oil . “Chiquita is joining other companies, cities, farmers, workers and many others in drawing the line at Tar Sands,” said Susan Casey-Lefkowitz of the Natural Resources Defense Council. “It shows that...

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