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Body Shop drops supplier after report of peasant evictions in Colombia

October 5--Christian Aid welcomes 'very strong signal' from Body Shop about unacceptable behaviour of its palm oil supplier.

Body Shop drops supplier after report of peasant evictions in Colombia

The Body Shop is breaking commercial links with a major palm oil supplier in the wake of disclosures by the Observer that the company had pushed for the eviction of hundreds of peasants in Colombia to develop a new plantation.

This newspaper reported last September that Daabon Organic, which provided the cosmetics giant with 90% of all its palm oil, was part of a consortium that asked the courts to remove farmers from a ranch 200 miles (320km) north of the capital, Bogotá.

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