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Israel PM warns Unilever of ‘severe consequences’ from Ben & Jerry’s decision

Israel PM warns Unilever of ‘severe consequences’ from Ben & Jerry’s decision

DAN WILLIAMS 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. Ben & Jerry's said it would not renew the licence when it expires at the end of next year. It said it would stay in Israel under a different arrangement, without…
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