The news that “Nestle is being sued for allegedly using child slaves on cocoa farms” presents conscientious consumers with an ethical problem. Bob Churchill from the International Humanist and Ethical Union says,
Trying to boycott Nestle would be like trying to avoid breathing polluted air. What’s an ethical response to them?
That’s a good question because as the pic below shows, Nestlé produces more than chocolate:
Some or all of the products shown above can be found in Canadian homes at one time or another. So what is the ethical response to Nestlé? How do we avoid purchasing Nestlé products when we may not have a complete list of the products the company produces? Note: Smarties, a favourite of Canadian kids, is not even shown in the pic.