Anya Parampil brings an update regarding a legal case filed against Nestle, which alleges the company aids and abets human rights abuses and child slavery in purchasing its cocoa product from Cote D’Ivoire. Dan Kovalik, Professor of International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh and author of the book The Plot to Take Over the World, joins In Question to discuss the issue of child labor in the cocoa industry as Halloween fast approaches.
Appeals Court Revives Nestle Child Slavery Lawsuit
Mike Papantonio and Farron Cousins, Executive Editor at Trial Magazine discuss how the U.S. federal appeals court reinstated a lawsuit by a group of former child slaves accusing the U.S. unit of Nestle, the world's largest food maker, of perpetuating child slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms. Then a discussion with Attorney Peter Mougey, who recently secured a $19 million dollar verdict for a Puerto Rican investor last week against UBS.