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[PDF] Nestlé Sued in U.S. for Complicity in Murder of Colombian Union Leader - Wife Claims Food & Beverage Giant Retaliated for Husband’s Exposure of Company’s Use of Expired Milk in Popular Drink

Nestle, the world’s largest food and beverage company, has been sued for complicity in the murder of a Colombian trade union leader by paramilitary forces with which the company has had a long-standing relationship. The suit was filed in U.S. [federal court]...on behalf of the wife of the slain unionist and his labor union, SINALTRAINAL. Gladys Francisca Mendoza Mejia claims that her husband, Luciano Enrique Romero Molina, was killed by paramilitaries associated with Las Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC) in retaliation for his discovery and exposure of Nestle’s use of expired milk in its popular Milo brand drink. [also refers to Deer Park (part of Nestlé), Coca-Cola, Unocal (now part of Chevron)]