(CNN/Money) A federal lawsuit is demanding that Costco label much of the shrimp it sells as the product of human slavery.
The lawsuit, which also wants Costco to stop buying shrimp from its suppliers in Thailand, was filed in California. It alleges that Costco is deceiving customers by not including an advisory about slavery on product packaging.
The plaintiffs claim that the United Nations and the U.S. State Department have established that Thai shrimp producers depend on slave labor.
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