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PARIS (Reuters) – Indigenous peoples from Brazil and Colombia sued retailer On line casino in a French court docket on Wednesday over the promoting of beef linked to land grabbing and deforestation within the Amazon (NASDAQ:), campaigners concerned within the lawsuit mentioned.
It’s the first time a French grocery store chain has been taken to court docket over deforestation and the lack of land and livelihood beneath a 2017 regulation in France that calls for its firms keep away from human rights and environmental violations of their provide chains.
On line casino declined to touch upon the lawsuit.
On line casino controls Brazil’s largest meals retailer, Grupo Pao de Acucar (GPA), which itself owns Colombian retailer Almacenes Exito. Brazil is On line casino’s second largest market after France.
The lawsuit alleges that