Supermarkets warned to ready themselves for plastic-related lawsuits

Cecilia Keating
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Supermarkets warned to ready themselves for plastic-related lawsuits

Food manufacturers and retailers could face legal action if they fail to tackle their reliance on plastic, according to ClientEarth

Supermarkets and fast-moving consumer goods companies that fail to act to reduce their reliance on plastic are opening themselves up to the risk of litigation, environmental lawyers have warned. In...

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