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Ben & Jerry's to stop selling ice cream in Palestinian territories

The US ice cream giant will continue operations in Israel.
Ben and Jerry's ice cream is stored in a cooler at an event where founders Jerry Greenfield and Ben Cohen gave away ice cream to bring attention to police reform at the U.S. Supreme Court on May 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.

A major ice cream company said Monday it would stop operations in the Palestinian territories, though it will continue to sell its sugary products in Israel.

Ben & Jerry’s said that selling ice cream in the territories goes against the company’s principles.

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