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Slaves to Chocolate

Abby Zimet Oct 29, 2010

Sorry, chocolate lovers, but bad news this Halloween: After a decade of legislative pressure and supposedly voluntary efforts, most of the big companies are still not clear of the taint of child labor and slavery. To be safe, buy organic and fair trade. Or at least check out the ratings here. Hint: Kraft and Mars are slightly better (D+), Hersheys is the worst (F).

This article was originally posted on CommonDreams.org.

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