India-West journalists Vandana Makker and Bala Murali Krishna are two of the three plaintiffs named in the complaint filed by Harish Bharti in Alameda County in Northern California on May 18.
June 1, 2001
Will You Get Any McDonald's Money?
Maybe. Maybe not. It depends on how Harish Bharti's case against the fast-food giant fares. But don't hold your breath until then.
May 26, 2001
Harish Bharti fears dirty tricks
'Can anyone who goes to war really hope to come home without wounds,' wonders the man who has taken on McDonald's over the use of beef flavouring in its French fries.
'McDonald's apology is not enough'
The Seattle lawyer feels big corporations learn the true lessons only when they have to pay enough cash so that they can really feel the pinch.
May 23, 2001
'Fight Uncle McDonald, and KFC, and...'
'The heads of Burger King, KFC and McDonald's should feel daunted; they are outnumbered,' says Eric Schlosser, calling for a public outcry against the fast-food giants.
May 11, 2001
Eric Schlosser wrote Bharti's script
The author's blistering attack on American fast food chains, especially McDonald's and the meat industry, galvanized Harish Bharti into a legal battle against the multinational food giant.
May 9, 2001
'Even The Pea Soup Has Ham!'
If you are a vegetarian in the US, chances are that you have been served meat in some form or the other in food marked as vegetarian. Gelatin, for instance, which is used for many desserts, is made from boiled-down animal bones, cartilage and tendons.
May 8, 2001
'I've Been Violated For Over a Decade'
Harish Bharti sees more than millions of dollars when he begins discussing the class-action lawsuit he has slapped against McDonald's."This fight is not over money," he says."For I have been violated again and again for over a decade by this company."
May 4, 2001
Bharti's Beef With McDonald's
If you are a Hindu and you live in the United States, and you have ever so much as contemplated putting McDonald's French fries in your mouth, then you have just been dragged into a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the mammoth company, thanks to Seattle lawyer Harish Bharti.
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