In October 2012 Kraft Foods Inc changed its name to Mondelez International and spun off its North American grocery business to form a new company called Kraft Foods Group Inc. Merged with Heinz in 2015 to form The Kraft Heinz Company.
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This 2014 report by Friends of the Earth documents a tenfold increase in unregulated, unlabeled "nanofood" products on the American market since 2008. The report named this company among those with products containing unlabeled nano-ingredients. These nanomaterials differ significantly from larger particles of the same chemical composition, and new studies are adding to a growing body of scientific evidence indicating they may be more toxic to humans and the environment.
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In 2011 Kraft Foods received praise from the Humane Society for its commitment to sourcing more than one million of the eggs it uses each year from cage-free hens.
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In 2012 this company received praise from the Humane Society for announcing that it will eliminate gestation crates - small cages used to confine breeding pigs - from its pork supply chains.
[Source 2012][More on Factory Farming]
The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657) requires companies operating in California to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chains. KnowTheChain.org has examined this company's disclosure statement and concluded that it addresses the majority of SB 657 requirements. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
http://www.kraftfoodsgroup.com/DeliciousWorld/compliance-integrity/human-trafficking-compliance.aspx[More on Human Rights]
EWG's 2015 report "BPA in Canned Food" analyzed 252 canned food brands to find out which ones are still using BPA (bisphenol A), a synthetic estrogen found in the epoxy coatings of food cans which has been linked to many health problems. This company was amongst the 'Uncertain Players' for not making it clear whether they were using BPA in their cans.
[Source 2015][More on Product Safety]
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|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||$19 billion in 2012|
|Address||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
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Kraft renamed Mondelez International
2nd Oct 2012 — In October 2012 Kraft Foods split into two public companies: a global snacks business named Mondelez International, and a North American grocery business called Kraft Foods Group Inc. [source]