Child Labor

Cocoa child slavery: Is the chocolate industry stepping up or hiding secrets on its track record?

Chocolate makers accused of leveraging 'loophole' on child slavery

By Oliver Nieburg

The National Confectioners Association has hit back at U.S. senators it says mischaracterized the chocolate industry’s efforts on preventing labor rights abuses on cocoa farms in West Africa. But some Fair Trade chocolate companies say industry is being...