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February 28, 2020

Environmental Group Files Public Nuisance Lawsuit Against Food Companies

An environmental group is suing the world’s biggest food, beverage, and consumer goods companies over plastic packaging, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times. The Earth Island Institute filed a suit in a California court for unspecified damages and an order for Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Nestle USA, Procter & Gamble, and six other companies to clean up the plastic waste that the group has claimed created a “global pollution crisis.”

Essentially, the suits claim corporations are responsible for the waste that is produced following individuals’ use of these companies’ products, arguing this waste constitutes a 

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