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Class action against Chiquita Brands filed in US

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A proposed class action has been filed against Chiquita Brands, one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of fruits and vegetables, for allegedly misrepresenting its environmental and harvesting practices.

A complain filed in California alleges that the company’s bananas are manufactured in ways that are harming Guatemalan residents and destroying the region’s ecosystems.

Source: Legal Newsline