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Easter, Chocolate, and Slavery.

Darryl Nightingale

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You might be supporting slavery when you give chocolate this Easter.

Slavery and chocolate: children sold to cocoa plantations,

http://vision.ucsd.edu/~kbranson/stopchocolateslavery/atasteofslavery.html

The Chocolate Industry: Abusive Child Labor and Poverty Behind the Sweetness,

http://www.veganwolf.com/news/chocolate_abuse.htm

Chocolate and Easter – the irony

He took a little child, and set him in the midst of them. Taking him in his arms, he said to them, Whoever receives one such little child in my name, receives me . . . Mark 9:36-7

Ethical chocolate – Fair Trade Easter Eggs are in your supermarket – you may be surprised how easy it is to be ethical,

http://www.fairtrade.com.au/get-involved/campaigns/make-fairtrade-choice-easter

Give Fairtrade Certified™ chocolate this Easter and help farmers and workers in developing countries create better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Cadbury Fairtrade Certified Chocolate – an ethical choice,
http://cadbury.co.nz/About-Cadbury/News.aspx?newsID=219

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