Major chocolate companies pledged in 2001 to eliminate child labour in their supply chains but, 20 years later, this has yet to be achieved. Chocolate, palm oil and beef industries are also blamed for widespread deforestaion. Photo: Shutterstock Major chocolate companies pledged in 2001 to eliminate child labour in their supply chains but, 20 years later, this has yet to be achieved. Chocolate, palm oil and beef industries are also blamed for widespread deforestaion. Photo: Shutterstock
Major chocolate companies pledged in 2001 to eliminate child labour in their supply chains but, 20 years later, this has yet to be achieved. Chocolate, palm oil and beef industries are also blamed for widespread deforestaion. Photo: Shutterstock
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Letters | Chocolate or instant noodles: a pinch of guilt is good

  • Eating guilt-free is not just for health reasons. Deforestation and child labour may be behind the palm oil and cocoa in instant noodles and chocolate

Topic |   Environment
Major chocolate companies pledged in 2001 to eliminate child labour in their supply chains but, 20 years later, this has yet to be achieved. Chocolate, palm oil and beef industries are also blamed for widespread deforestaion. Photo: Shutterstock Major chocolate companies pledged in 2001 to eliminate child labour in their supply chains but, 20 years later, this has yet to be achieved. Chocolate, palm oil and beef industries are also blamed for widespread deforestaion. Photo: Shutterstock
Major chocolate companies pledged in 2001 to eliminate child labour in their supply chains but, 20 years later, this has yet to be achieved. Chocolate, palm oil and beef industries are also blamed for widespread deforestaion. Photo: Shutterstock
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