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unitcolorItalian apparel retailer Benetton initially denied any connection to the factory that collapsed in Bangladesh killing more than 500 people, but since then photos of the brand’s clothing in the building’s rubble have emerged.

“Prior to the accident, that manufacturer had already been permanently removed from the list of potential direct or indirect suppliers,” Benetton said in the statement on the 30th. “In fact, it had come to light that it no longer met the stringent standards that would have made it eligible to even potentially work for us.”

BANGLADESH-BUILDING-DISASTER-TEXTILE

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/04/benetton-bangladesh-factory_n_3216045.html.

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