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Nestle and Cargill say they’re not liable for vendors’ child labor abuses

Fortune 12/01/2020

Nestle USA and Cargill are arguing that human rights abuses, specifically child labor, by Ivory Coast farms that supply them with cocoa are not their legal responsibility. A report issued in October by the U.S. Department of Labor found that 1.5 million children are working on cocoa farms without pay, despite repeated pledges over the years to end the practice.

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