Amnesty has raised concerns over safeguards when purchasing palm oil products ©123RF
Amnesty has raised concerns over safeguards when purchasing palm oil products ©123RF

Australian grocers urged to drop products linked to child labour

10 July 2017

Amnesty International (AI) has launched a campaign to stop Australia’s supermarket giants stocking products that it says contain palm oil produced with child labour. 

The organisation’s report urged ColesAldi and Woolworths top stop selling products made using palm oil sourced from Wilmar International's palm oil plantations in Indonesia, where child labour is allegedly used.

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