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

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 in West African cocoa farms from which they buy cocoa...Francois-Xavier Perroud, corporate spokesman for Nestlé, said: "This lawsuit is without merit and we will vigorously defend ourselves against the allegations."

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