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Not earth shaking for most of you, and others could literally not care less, but for me it's everything and only the tip of the iceberg of what needs to be changed... I know this will just keep sinking to the bottom of the page and finally into Browns Board Purgatory, but here you go.

Give me animals any fucking day over people..... Yea, I said it, and I didn't stutter. 

 

 

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/costco-just-dropped-controversial-product-162231856.html

Costco Just Dropped This Controversial Product From Its Stores

If you regularly stock up on coconut milk during your shopping trips to Costco, we have some bad news. The bulk retailer has committed to stop carrying products from overseas suppliers accused of using forced animal labor.

An investigation by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) revealed that chained monkeys had been used to pick coconuts for major suppliers in Thailand. The maker of Chaokoh coconut milk, which was named in PETA's probe, is Theppadungporn Coconut Co. Ltd. Predating Costco's announcement, several other large retailers had already pledged to stop carrying the brand's products, including Walgreens, Stop&Shop, Giant Food, and Food Lion. (Related: 9 Restaurant Chains That Closed Hundreds of Locations This Summer.)

Costco—which operates 795 warehouses and boasted worldwide retail sales of more than $150 billion in 2019—previously sold Chaokoh coconut milk in bulk. Ken Kimble, Costco's vice president and general merchandise manager, confirmed in a letter to PETA that the brand shared its concerns about the abuse of monkeys in Thailand's coconut industry and had ceased purchasing from Theppadungporn Coconut Co. Ltd. Earlier this year, the company also removed Palmetto Cheese from its stores following racist comments by the company's founder.

"No kind shopper wants monkeys to be chained up and treated like coconut-picking machines," PETA President Ingrid Newkirk said in a statement. "Costco made the right call to reject animal exploitation, and PETA is calling on holdouts like Kroger to follow suit."

Theppadungporn Coconut Co. Ltd issued a statement to the outlet denying the allegations.

"Following the recent news about the use of 'monkey labour' in Thailand's coconut industry, Chaokoh, one of the world's leaders in coconut milk production, reassures that we do not engage the use of monkey labour in our coconut plantations," the statement read.

The company also told USA Today that it had its suppliers sign memorandums guaranteeing that no monkey labor would be used on farms.

Chaokoh-branded products are currently still carried by Target, Walmart, and Kroeger.

"Kroger has a longstanding commitment to responsible business practices, including the humane treatment of animals," the grocery store chain said in a statement to Eat This, Not That!. "We have re-engaged our suppliers, as well as other stakeholders, on this issue to re-confirm they are also protecting animal welfare."

Costco, Target, and Walmart have not responded to requests for comment from Eat This, Not That!.

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I agree completely. I didn't even know forced monkey labor was a thing. 

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1 hour ago, MLD Woody said:

I agree completely. I didn't even know forced monkey labor was a thing. 

Humanity does so many cruel, evil things to animals that I literally don't know where to even begin. 

I try not to preach, but I definitely walk the walk, and not just talk. 

Thanks for the one and only reply this post will get!  

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I too agree.
Plus coconut milk is gross

 

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I buy a lot of stuff from Costco, but coconut milk isn’t one of them.

But I applaud their efforts to stop shit like this.

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Never been shopping at a Costco. I have delivered pallets and pallets of cheap wine there though 

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14 minutes ago, Browns149 said:

Never been shopping at a Costco. I have delivered pallets and pallets of cheap wine there though 

That's a coincidence. DieHard has drunk pallets and pallets of cheap wine from there.

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By the way cruelty to animals infuriates me. Unlike some humans they don't deserve it.

WSS

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2 minutes ago, Westside Steve said:

 

By the way cruelty to animals infuriates me. Unlike some humans they don't deserve it.

 

Totally agree with you on that

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48 minutes ago, Westside Steve said:

That's a coincidence. DieHard has drunk pallets and pallets of cheap wine from there.

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I bet Dbone loved the Bee Movie

This is how it starts...next thing you know...Dbone is standing over the statue of Liberty in a loincloth screaming Noooooooo

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15 hours ago, D Bone said:

 I know this will just keep sinking to the bottom of the page and finally into Browns Board Purgatory

At the rate some of the clowns post threads here, it should take about 20 seconds.

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On ‎10‎/‎30‎/‎2020 at 11:48 AM, D Bone said:

 

Give me animals any fucking day over people..... Yea, I said it, and I didn't stutter. 

 

 

 

Liberals in particular.

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Watched a video of adult beagles being rescued from a laboratory that did studies on the effects of cigarette smoking on the lungs.

The beagle being force to breathe cigarette smoke through a mask designed for dogs. Unbearable to watch.

His cage in the lab was the only place the beagle ever knew, never stepped outdoors.

The dog was taken in his cage by it's new owner onto a lush green lawn. She opened the cage door. The dog reluctantly, slowly and cautiously placed one paw on the grass  as if to say "what is this stuff"?  That caused Gorkas eyes to swell with tears.

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