Food Giant Nestlé Reconsiders Buying Meat and Cocoa From Brazilian Suppliers

Experts caution that, under pressure from governments, companies may erect trade barriers against Brazilian suppliers.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The world biggest food company Nestlé is "reconsidering" its purchases of meat and cocoa from Brazilian suppliers. The food giant wants to be sure that the products it imports from Brazil are not contributing to the destruction of the Amazon.

The company said it will take "corrective actions" if it detects suppliers violating its standards.

Company executives met on Monday at the Federation of Industries of the State of São . . .

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