Slave Chocolate?

Orr, Deborah
April 2006
Forbes Asia;4/24/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 7, p24
The article focuses on the lawsuit filed by nonprofit organizations the Global Exchange and International Labor Rights Fund against the U.S. subsidiary of Nestlé, and commodity traders Archer Daniels Midland and Cargill in California for human rights abuses and the violations of the expansive California Business & Professions Code. Nestlé CEO Peter Brabeck-Letmathe remarks on the involvement of the firm in forced child labor in Ivory Coast. The reasons for selecting Nestlé in the lawsuit instead of Mars and Hershey are provided. INSET: YOUR IMAGE IN COURT.


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