Costco is joining the list of retailers that are pulling products from suppliers in Thailand that use monkey labor to harvest coconuts.
Aroy-D allegedly gets its materials from farms that use monkey labor, CBS News reported in June.
Other retailers like Cost Plus World Market, Walgreens, Giant Food, Food Lion, Stop & Shop and Hannaford also pulled coconut milk and other coconut products from shelves earlier this year, CBS News reported.
The maker of Chaokoh milk said it used a third-party group to investigate the usage of monkey labor for harvesting coconuts. Sixty-four of 817 farms were randomly selected and monkeys were not found to be picking coconuts, USA Today reported.
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