Friday, July 23, 2010

What's In Your Shopping Cart?

What do toys and electronics from China, shrimp from Thailand and clothes from India have in common?

Answer: Indentured child laborers might be making them.

An Executive Order released earlier this week lists 21 countries selling products the U.S. Government suspects are made using the slave labor of children.

The U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security updated its list of international products in which there's "a reasonable basis to believe, might have been mined, produced or manufactured by forced or indentured child labor."

Click here for the full list.

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