Before You Buy Your Valentine’s Day Chocolate, Read This

 Oh, Valentine's day. Riddled with expectations, horrible satin bows, and lots and lots of chocolate (58 million pounds sold each Valentine's week in the U.S. alone). But there is another, somewhat hidden story lurking underneath. Of the chocolate that we purchase for those near and dear to us this week, there is almost certainly a child slave laborer involved in producing it.I'm sorry to stomp on your "holiday", but it still needs to be said: stories on abuse in various food … [Read more...]