Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Surprise: Serious allegations against the Ü-Egg-manufacturer Ferrero – THE WORLD

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Ferrero kinder Surprise is enjoying great popularity with children, but now the production conditions in the focus

source: picture-alliance / ZB

kids will love it: The Surprise. But now serious allegations against the manufacturer, Ferrero. The initiates investigations and promises enlightenment. Also, the Romanian judiciary is not responding.

Dmanufacturers of kinder surprise eggs to go according to own allegations, that toys are made for the well-known confectionery of children.

The investigations were thorough and were conducted with high-pressure, informed of the Italian group Ferrero on Wednesday. We are appalled by the alleged conditions in Romania.

the Background is a report from the British tabloid “The Sun”, according to which poor families in the EU-country of manufacture the toy at home.

The Romanian justice system takes up investigation in the case. It is also suspected of trafficking in children, said the spokesperson for the organised crime, specialised prosecutors, Mihaela Porime, in Bucharest, told AFP.

For 1000 eggs will be paid to 4.43 euros

The sheet of paper quoted a family with three children between the ages of six and eleven years. Therefore, you will be paid for 1000 eggs converted to 4.43 euros.

according to The report, the family gets the items from Ferrero suppliers Romexa. A Manager of the company announced to terminate the contracts with the factories concerned, should agree to the allegations.

searches the local media had drawn the representation of the “Sun”, however, in doubt: the school principal Mariana Dragos said the Agency Agerpres, the children are regularly in school, it was possible that they would be exploited with 13-hour work days. The mother of the children denied that this worked for Ferrero.

Ferrero referred to the corporate policy, according to which child labour is prohibited. All suppliers are regularly monitored.


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