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25 August 2005

Nestle faces negative publicity as child labour case is set for hearing

Author: Jennifer Whitehead, Brand Republic

Nestlé is facing a barrage of negative publicity as a US labour rights group takes the consumer goods giant to court [in USA], along with two other food manufacturers [Archer Daniels Midland & Cargill], alleging that [forced] child labour is used...

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16 July 2005

U.S. companies sued in Calif. over child labor claims

Author: Gina Keating, Reuters

A human rights group has sued three U.S. companies in federal court in Los Angeles to force them to step up efforts to end child labor on African farms that supply cocoa beans used to make chocolate products. The International Labor Right Fund filed...

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14 July 2005

Human Rights Watchdog and Civil Rights Firm Sue Nestlé, ADM [Archer Daniels Midland], Cargill, for Using Forced Child Labor

Author: Intl. Labor Rights Fund

...International Labor Rights Fund (ILRF), along with Alabama-based civil rights firm Wiggins, Childs, Quinn & Pantazis, LLC, filed suit [against Nestlé, Archer Daniels Midland, Cargill] on behalf of a class of Malian children who were trafficked...

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14 July 2005

USA: Lawsuit filed against Nestlé, Archer Daniels Midland, Cargill alleging involvement in child labour in Côte d'Ivoire

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1 June 2005

US chocolate industry's Harkin-Engel Protocol on child labour expires

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1 June 2005

[PDF] full report: "The news on chocolate is bittersweet: no progress on child labor, but fair trade chocolate is on the rise"

Author: Global Exchange

This report documents these two trends: the lack of movement in the chocolate industry as a whole on the issue of illegal child labor and the forward movement by consumers who are concerned about the working conditions of cocoa workers and have begun...

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1 January 2005

ActionAid report says food multinationals "threaten fight against poverty" (refers to Nestlé, Unilever, Monsanto, Parmalat, Cargill, Wal-Mart, others)

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1 January 2005

[PDF] full report: "Power hungry - six reasons to regulate global food corporations"

Author: ActionAid

[refers to BASF, Bayer, Dow, DuPont, Monsanto, Syngenta, Chiquita, Dole, Archer Daniels Midland, Barry Callebaut, Cargill, Fyffes, ADM, Cargill, Zen Noh, Unilever, Nestlé, Tyson, Wal-Mart, Tesco, Asda (part of Wal-Mart), Safeway (part of Morrisons),...

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8 October 2004

Cocoa Industry to Launch Child-Labor Watch [Côte d'Ivoire]

Author: Jeff Coelho, Reuters

The cocoa industry, facing criticism for not moving fast enough to stomp out child labor, will launch a pilot monitoring system in West Africa next month with hopes of sweetening chocolate's tainted image...The CMA [Chocolate Manufacturers Association...

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1 March 2004

Friends of the Earth calls on Cadbury Schweppes to require higher environmental, social standards from palm oil suppliers

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