Amazonian groups sue French supermarket chain over deforestation

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Eleven  indigenous groups, backed by NGOs in the US and France, are seeking €3.1m in damages from the Casino supermarket chain for allegedly selling beef linked to deforestation.

France's Ségolène Royal apologizes for Nutella boycott call

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French environment minister's climbdown came after protests from Italy where the popular chocolate and nut spread is produced.