Costco Class Suit Alleging Slavery, Trafficking Is Tossed For Lack Of Standing
(January 20, 2016, 10:49 AM EST) -- OAKLAND, Calif. — A California federal judge on Jan. 15 dismissed a class suit for lacking of standing that accuses Costco Wholesale Corp. and its suppliers of selling prawns that come from a supply chain that includes slavery and human trafficking (Monica Sud v. Costco Wholesale Corporation, et al., No. 15-3783, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5524).
(Order available. Document #43-160122-005R.)
Monica Sud filed a class complaint against Costco, Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL and C.P. Food Products Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the...