U.S. judge dismisses child slavery suit brought by Mali
... squalor. Their lawyer, Terry Collingsworth , said the plaintiffs plan to appeal, hoping to force the companies to keep their promises and end the abhorrent system they have created. The defendants included Mars Inc., Mondelez International Inc ., Barry Callebaut AG and Olam International Ltd. In court papers, the seven defendants said they strongly condemned forced labor and were working to address non-forced child labor in cocoa supply chains. But they said the plaintiffs' overbroad legal theory could leave ...
Updated: 06/28/2022
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