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14 February 2003

Bittersweet Chocolate

Author: Caroline Tiger, Salon.com

The most recent survey of conditions on West African cocoa farms...estimated that nearly 300,000 children work in dangerous conditions on cocoa farms in the four countries surveyed -- Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon...Despite committing...

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27 October 2005

McDonald’s to Sell Fair Trade Certified Coffee - Commitment is a step in the right direction, says Oxfam

Author: Oxfam America

Oxfam America welcomes McDonald’s announcement today that it will be serving Fair Trade Certified™ coffee in 658 of its restaurants in New England and Albany, NY. Starting Nov. 1, participating locations will be switching 100 percent of their coffee...

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28 October 2005

The Dark Side of Chocolate

Author: Kate McMahon, WireTap, on AlterNet [USA]

This Halloween, know where your chocolate comes from. Here's your guide to ensuring that your treats weren't produced by enslaved children... On the Ivory Coast of Africa, the origin of nearly half of the world's cocoa, hundreds of thousands of...

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22 November 2005

Saving the Environment, One Quarterly Earnings Report at a Time

Author: Claudia H. Deutsch, New York Times

Cargill is one of several companies profiting from the concerns - of shareholders, communities and consumers - about global warming, leaking landfills and other potential environmental hazards... "Investors believe it is simply not acceptable to be...

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28 November 2005

PC [politically correct] labels lure shoppers [USA]

Author: Karin Rives, Raleigh News & Observer [USA]

After spending decades competing on price, a growing number of retailers are now focusing new marketing efforts on people...who care just enough about social values to be selective in how they shop... Companies also have to worry more today about...

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