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4 February 2019

Kenya: Govt. agency recalls Jetlak Food's Nuteez peanut butter after it tests positive for cancer-linked aflatoxin; company comments

Author: Business Daily (Kenya)

"Nuteez tests positive for cancer-linked aflatoxin"...

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1 February 2019

US judge dismisses 2 class action lawsuits against Nestlé & Hershey for failure to disclose child labour practices on their chocolate products’ labels

Author: Tina Bellon, Reuters

"Nestle, Hershey escape class action lawsuit over cocoa sources using child labor", 31 Jan 2019...

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14 January 2019

USA: Court dismisses lawsuit against drug firms sued by states for opioid crisis

Author: New York Times

"Judge Dismisses Opioid Crisis Lawsuits Against Drugmakers", 9 Jan. 2019...

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5 December 2018

Mozambique: Govt. to set up domestic diamond certification scheme as consumers become more socially responsible

Author: African Press Agency, Political Analysis South Africa

"Mozambique to set up executive secretariat for diamond certification", 3 December 2018....

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26 November 2018

So. Africa: Tiger Brands agrees to class action over listeriosis outbreak

Author: Nomahlubi Jordaan, Times

"All 1,060 listeriosis victims could benefit as Tiger Brands agrees to class action", 23 Nov 2016...

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19 November 2018

USA: Parents of airplane crash victim sue Boeing over allegedly unsafe design

Author: David Meyer, Fortune (USA)

"Parents of Lion Air Crash Victim Sue Boeing Over 737 MAX Design", 16 Nov 2018...

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14 November 2018

SAMSUNG takes responsibility and agrees to compensate workers of its South Korean factories who have serious work-related illnesses

Author: Sherpa

As a judicial investigation was launched in France, Samsung has recognized exposing its workers to toxic chemicals without adequately protecting and informing them about the toxicity of products handled in its Korean factories.  This news could...

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7 November 2018

Commentary: Chocolate makers facing lawsuits over failure to effectively address use of child labour in cocoa supply chains

Author: Rosa Furneaux, Mother Jones (USA)

"Your Halloween Candy’s Hidden Ingredient: Child Slave Labor", 31 Oct 2018...

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6 November 2018

Kenya: Govt. regulatory agency fines Artcaffe Coffee and Bakery for undisclosed misrepresentation to customers

Author: Business Daily (Kenya)

"Artcaffe pays fine for misleading customers"...

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3 October 2018

Consumers increasingly boycott products & services if they disagree with business' stance on important issues

Author: Marjorie Benzkofer, Fleishman Hillard (USA)

"Navigating Zero Gravity", Oct 3 2018...

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