from General Mills proves they support censorship
has gotten a letter from General Mills Cereal Company after sending a
letter concerning the sponsorship of the NBC show Dog Eat Dog.
we had sent the letter to the targeted sponsors of the show, we got a
letter back from the cereal maker. The content is both shocking and almost
Dads/One Million Moms" forwarded your recent e-mail about our advertising
placements and policies to General Mills.
may know, General Mills has long had a policy of airing advertising
only on programs that are in line with the family-oriented nature of
as possible, we review programs to fit our family-oriented profile before
spots air, often making determinations on an episode-by-episode basis.
While it is not always possible to determine the content of a program
prior to air, it is not uncommon for General Mills to pull advertising
on a specific episode of a generally approved series if we believe the
content may be objectionable to consumers. In several instances, we
have discontinued advertising altogether on programs or series that
are not in line with our family-oriented profile.
because of our strong policies in this regard, General Mills was
recently deemed the second most supportive company of family-friendly
programming by the Parents Television Council.
for contacting General Mills to share your views on this matter. You
have our assurance that General Mills will continue to be supportive
of family-friendly television programming.
Mills Consumer Services
message is clear: General Mills supports censorship.
is time that we all take a stand and tell General Mills that we will
not sit and allow for them to help in the censorship of America. We
can make the difference.
have said that we would not organize a boycott of any product. However,
it seems as if it will take just that to get General Mills to listen to
us. If they want to force us to do something that we said we would not
organize, then we will show to them that we will not take this lying down.
we will ask of you to send a letter specifically to General Mills, asking
them to why they would support such censorship.
The letter is below.
Here is a product
list of some of the many products that General Mills makes:
- Big G Cereals
- Betty Crocker
- Yoplait - Colombo
- Small Planet Foods
- Cascading Farm
- Muir Glen
The Letter To General Mills TODAY!!