A recent report from Tulane University revealed millions of children engaged in child labor experience hazardous conditions while producing one of the country’s most cherished foods — chocolate.

During the course of a day, children as young as five years old could be expected to wield sharp instruments such as machetes, carry heavy loads and work during the night or up to 100 hours a week. Other hazardous working conditions included land clearing  or being exposed to agro-chemicals like pesticides or fertilizers.

The Times Article You'll Never Look At Chocolate The Same

Read the entire article here courtesy of The Times, Lex Talamo, Alexa.Talamo@shreveporttimes.com posted 6:45 p.m. CST January 15, 2016.