Slavery in UK Businesses’ Supply Chains, Chinese Supplier Sold Expired Meat to McDonald’s

- July 21, 2014 12:55 PM
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In a recent survey by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, nearly three-quarters of supply chain professionals have “zero visibility” on the earlier stages of their supply chains, with 11 percent noting that slave labor was “likely” used.

McDonald’s and Yum Brands have stopped buying meat products from a Chinese supplier that allegedly sold chicken and beef past their expiration date.

The Transportation Security Administration’s security fee increase kicks in at airports today, increasing air travel costs by anywhere from 60 cents to $22.40, depending on the number and length of layovers.

Sony’s Walkman is back in the form of the ZX1, a $700 device aimed at the upscale market.

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