German biscuit heiress apologizes for Nazi forced labor remarks

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German biscuit heiress apologizes for Nazi forced labor remarksVerena Bahlsen, whose father owns the Bahlsen company that makes some of Germany's most famous biscuits, said her remarks that the firm did nothing wrong when it employed 200 forced laborers during World War Two were thoughtless. 'This was before my time and we paid the forced laborers exactly as much as German workers and we treated them well,' 25-year-old Bahlsen, one of four children of company owner Werner Bahlsen, told the mass-selling Bild newspaper in remarks published on Tuesday. German politicians criticized her remarks and some social media users called for a boycott of Bahlsen biscuits.


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