Cattle

Cattle

Cattle Countries Where Cattle and/or Beef are Reportedly Produced with Forced Labor and/or Child Labor Cattle and beef are reportedly produced with forced labor (FL) and/or child labor (CL) in the following countries: Cattle:Angola (FL)Bolivia (FL)Brazil (FL,...
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Global food giant Nestle said it has found that its Thailand seafood suppliers are engaged in abusive labor practices — a risk many companies face when sourcing from the country’s fishing industry.

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If you are reading this on a tablet, smart phone or computer monitor, then you may be holding a product of forced labor. Verité’s two-year study of labor conditions in electronics manufacturing in Malaysia has found that one in three foreign workers surveyed was in a condition of forced labor. Because many of the most recognizable brands source components of their products from Malaysia, almost any device you purchase may have come in contact with modern-day slavery. Many customers have never heard the stories that most of the migrant workers living in Malaysia can recite by heart. One such story goes like this. In 2011, a Nepali man named Bishal (not his real name) applied for a job with a Malaysian electronics company. He was told he could only be employed if he first paid a $1,266 fee — about double the average annual income in Nepal.

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Read the full-text of the article below or on the CNN Website. Big business fights human trafficking April 11, 2013 by Steve Hargreaves Once almost exclusively a problem tackled by governments and do-gooder organizations, corporations are beginning to take an active...