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AP report: Rape, abuses in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands

On vast plantations across Indonesia and Malaysia, an Associated Press investigation has found that women are burdened with some of the most dangerous duties in the production of palm oil, which is …

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Rape, abuses in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands

With his hand clamped tightly over her mouth, she could not scream, the 16-year-old girl recalls – and no one was around to hear her anyway. She describes how her boss …

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Major banks, food & cosmetics brands linked to massive abuses in palm oil industry – report

Renowned food and cosmetics firms could have used palm oil produced by workers suffering from various abuses – from threats to rape – while global lenders finance the exploiting companies, AP reported …

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US Senators Demand Action After AP Exposes Palm Oil Abuses

Lawmakers say the U.S. government needs to ban the import of products made with child or forced labor after an Associated Press investigation found widespread exploitation in the palm oil industry.

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Palm oil labor abuses linked to world’s top brands, banks

An invisible workforce of millions of laborers from some of the poorest corners of Asia toil in the palm oil industry, many of them enduring various forms …

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PepsiCo drops palm oil supplier known for human rights abuses

Some PepsiCo snacks are produced in Indonesia under a joint venture with Indofood, Reuters noted, but PepsiCo said the joint venture has suspended sourcing palm oil from IndoAgri “pending further prog…

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BP ad uses Emeril as example of abuses in oil spill settlement – WWL


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BP ad uses Emeril as example of abuses in oil spill settlement
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BP blasts a celebrity chef's restaurant company for collecting more than $ 8 million for oil spill losses when it actually made more revenue in the year of the spill than before it. BP says the real reason for the “loss” was that the chef started paying
Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse targeted by BP in fight over oil spill paymentsNOLA.com

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