Canadian seafood company High Liner cuts ties with supplier following forced-labour investigation


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Some Canadian grocery chains and food companies, including Nova Scotia-based High Liner Foods Inc., are investigating their supply chains after a team of journalists found seafood processed using forced labour in China is being shipped to the United States, Europe and Canada. Journalism non-profit The Outlaw Ocean Project’s four-year investigation , published in The Globe and Mail earlier this month, said at least 10 large seafood companies in China have used more than 1,000 Uyghur workers since 2018. Seafood from these plants, it said, was purchased by major importers – including High Liner, one of the largest seafood companies in...