Town Hall: Hempstead Officials Urge the Ban of All Unilever Products Locally [WATCH]


Councilman Bruce Blakeman and Supervisor Don Clavin were joined along with local officials, community members and spiritual leaders at Hempstead Town Hall today. They announced actions to direct all Town of Hempstead commissioners to cease any contracts and municipal business with Ben and Jerry’s and its parent company, Unilever. Local officials today deployed their strong anti-BDS legislation and demonstrated their commitment to Israel.

This means that every Lipton tea bag, every packet of Hellman’s mayonnaise and a myriad of other Unilever products will be gone. The Councilman also mentioned that he will be reaching out to all local groceries stores, encouraging them to do the same.

Companies under Unilever include (not limited to): Axe, Dove, Knorr, Lipton, Magnum, Pond’s, Talenti, Vaseline, Breyers, Caress, Degree and Good Humor. The ban on all these products throughout Hempstead would be a tremendous blow to the company, which has been hit hard globally, since the anti-semitic social media post was sent out.

This comes just one day after the Town of Hempstead admonished the Ben & Jerry & Unilever companies in a statement:

Local officials continue to admonish the BDS movement:

Late Thursday afternoon Florida Governor DeSantis called to immediately place Ben & Jerry’s and Unilever on the Continued Examination of Companies that Boycott Israel List, and to stop investment in these companies:

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