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Brazil's Largest Grocery Chain Pledges to Chop Deforestation, Slavery from Supply Chain

Brazil's largest grocery chain has pledged to stop selling beef produced on deforested land in the Amazon rainforest in what campaigners say is a victory for the environment and human rights. Food retailer Pão de Açúcar also promised to stop buying beef produced by workers living in slave-like conditions, or cattle produced on land grabbed from local communities. The grocery chain has hired consulting firms to audit their supply chains and the firm will cut ties with...

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