Israel PM warns Unilever boss over Ben & Jerry’s boycott

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By Dan Williams and Siddharth Cavale JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Israel warned consumer goods giant Unilever Plc on Tuesday of “severe consequences” from a decision by subsidiary Ben & Jerry’s to stop selling ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories, and urged U.S. states to invoke anti-boycott laws. Monday’s announcement followed pro-Palestinian pressure on the Vermont-based company over its business in Israel and Jewish settlements in the West Bank, handled since 1987 through a licensee partner, Ben & Jerry’s Israel. Most countries consider Israeli settlements on Palestinian land to be illegal. Is…

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