PBS NewsHour

Palm Oil Demand Drives Employment of Child Migrant Workers

Clip: Season 2013 | 7m 16s

Special correspondent Steve Sapienza exposes the human cost of palm oil, a cheap ingredient used in many processed foods. In Malaysia, the world's second largest exporter of the oil, producers employ child migrant workers to keep up with demand. The story is part of a collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Aired: 02/12/13

Rating: NR

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