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

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An Associated Press investigation has found an invisible workforce some of the poorest corners of Asia toilet in the palm oil industry many of them and during various forms of exploitation including child labor rights slavery and allegations of rape in Malaysia and Indonesia these workers tend the heavy reddish orange palm oil fruit that makes its way into the supply chains of many iconic food and cosmetics companies like Unilever l'oreal Nestle and Procter and gamble Gemma tentacles the rainforest action network says the industry has been built on the backbone of human trafficking expect they'll talk back buying of modern slavery and it's been built on the back buying all of these companies being out of violate human rights norms left right and center with no consequence it's virtually impossible to avoid often disguised on labels as an ingredient listed by more than two hundred names I'm sorry shockingly

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