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Child slavery and Chocolate

January 26, 2012 | by Social Media

By: David McKenzie and Brent Swails

CNN reporters investigate the harsh realities present in the chocolate industry, discovering that child labor, trafficking and slavery are the tools that produce the treat that so many take for granted. UNICEF estimates that on farms across the Ivory Coast, where almost 40% of the world’s cocoa is produced, nearly half a million children are put to work. Click here for the full article and videos.