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28 Aug 2015

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Kosit Lohawatanakul, CP Foods

CP Foods reasserts its strong commitment to human rights and a sustainable supply chain

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CP Foods condemns, in the strongest possible terms, all aspects of human trafficking and slavery, and we take this opportunity to reassert our strong commitment to human rights and a sustainable supply chain the company said in a statement on 24 August…In light of a recent lawsuit filed in California…CP Foods would like to provide further details on the actions we have been taking to ensure traceability and humane and sustainable practices throughout our shrimp supply chain. We believe that the lawsuit against CP Foods is entirely without merit, and we have taken significant measures to ensure that the practices that it describes are not a part of our business…The allegations relate to fishmeal – a small and diminishing ingredient of the feedstock that we feed to the shrimp at our shrimp farms.  We are committed to and have implemented steps to allow us trace the origin of the fishmeal that we buy back to individual fishing vessels…

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