California Transparency in Supply Chains Act

Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1714.43 (The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act), Cacique Foods:

  1. Conducts internal verification to evaluate and address risks of human trafficking and slavery among its product supply chains.
  2. Employees will begin evaluating supplier compliance to company standards against trafficking and slavery in supply chains during periodic facility visits.
  3. Biannually sends a letter to all current vendors and suppliers requesting signed certification that materials incorporated into supplied products are in compliance with state and federal laws regarding slavery and human trafficking of the country or countries in which business is being conducted.  Additionally, all new vendors or suppliers who contract with Cacique Foods after January 1, 2012, will be asked to provide signed certification prior to entering into a contractual relationship.
  4. Requires that employees’ and contractors’ business activities comply with both the letter and spirit of all applicable laws, rules and regulations of federal, state and local governments and agencies.  Violations of this requirement are handled on a case-by case basis.
  5. Will begin to rollout human trafficking and slavery identification training for employees and management responsible for supply chain management.