How Palm Oil Produced with Child Labor and Forced Labor Ends Up in Household Products
Palm oil is an ingredient in countless products we consume, from personal care products to cooking oils. Palm oil comes from palm fruit, or the fruit of the oil palm tree, much of which is harvested in Indonesia and Malaysia under exploitative labor conditions. How does this little-known ingredient end up in so many of the goods we use at home?
Photo Credit: © migin/iStock A palm oil worker.