New boycott called on Apple products for toxic chemical use

[IDG] Green America, a D.C.-based non-profit group, and The Nation magazine launched a campaign Wednesday intended to persuade consumers to boycott Apple products unless the company makes changes in its production and supply chain operations.But Apple rejected the call, saying it’s been a leader in ridding toxic chemicals from its products and requires its suppliers to match or better U.S. safety regulations.The campaign is the latest in a string of attempts to get consumers to focus on worker conditions in the myriad of factories that makes Apple products such as iPhones and the components that go into them.
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