A mini tractor grabber collects palm oil fruits at a plantation in Pulau Carey, Malaysia in January. Photo: Reuters A mini tractor grabber collects palm oil fruits at a plantation in Pulau Carey, Malaysia in January. Photo: Reuters
A mini tractor grabber collects palm oil fruits at a plantation in Pulau Carey, Malaysia in January. Photo: Reuters
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US bans imports of palm oil from Malaysia’s Sime Darby over forced labour allegations

  • It is the third US Customs and Border Protection import ban this year related to suspected forced labour in Malaysia
  • Palm oil is used as an ingredient in many processed foods, along with cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and biodiesel fuel

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A mini tractor grabber collects palm oil fruits at a plantation in Pulau Carey, Malaysia in January. Photo: Reuters A mini tractor grabber collects palm oil fruits at a plantation in Pulau Carey, Malaysia in January. Photo: Reuters
A mini tractor grabber collects palm oil fruits at a plantation in Pulau Carey, Malaysia in January. Photo: Reuters
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