Jakarta Globe: Labor Abuses Still Exist at Indofood Plantations: Report

“Environmental organization Rainforest Action Network, or RAN, last week called for reforms at Indonesian food giant Indofood, as a new report details ongoing worker exploitation, poverty-level wages and hazardous work conditions at “sustainable”-certified plantations owned and operated by the company.

The report – entitled “The Human Cost of Conflict Palm Oil Revisited: How PepsiCo, Banks, and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Perpetuate Indofood’s Worker Exploitation” – revealed grim labor conditions, including exposure to hazardous pesticides, payments below the minimum wage and high risks of child labor.” (Read More