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Author: Brendan Pierson, Reuters (USA)
"Circuit upholds dismissal of cocoa child labor class action," 17 June 2020...
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Author: The New York Times
‘Child Labour Still Prevalent in West Africa Cocoa Sector Despite Industry Efforts: Report’ 9 April 2020...
Canada: Consumers file class action lawsuit against Hershey for misleading claims made regarding child labour in their supply chains
Author: Business Vancouver
"Class action claims Hershey products sold in Canada tainted by ‘worst forms of child labour," 31 Jan 2020...
Author: Peter Whoriskey, The Washington Post
Some of the world’s largest chocolate companies are acknowledging widespread child labor on cocoa farms and calling for regulations to discourage the practice, particularly in West Africa, the source of most of the global supply. The announcement m...
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Author: Maytaal Angel, Reuters
Nestlé is spending 45 million Swiss francs ($45.13 million) a year on efforts to source cocoa sustainably, the food company said, also citing progress in reducing child labour in its West African supply chain. ...