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Petition filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Ban the Importation of Cocoa Products Made With Child Labor

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 14:41 -- admin

IRAdvocates and Corporate Accountability Lab jointly filed a petition today with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol to ban the importation of cocoa and cocoa products made with child labor. Please see the attached petition below.

"Human rights advocates petitioned U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Friday to stop some of the world’s largest chocolate companies from importing cocoa from Ivory Coast, the world’s most important supplier, unless they can show that it was produced without forced or trafficked child labor." -- https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/02/14/valentines-day-push-k...