PBS NewsHour Palm Oil Demand Drives Employment of Child Migrant Workers
Growing Demand for Palm Oil Drives Malaysia to Employ Child Migrant Workers Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Palm Oil Demand Drives Employment of Child Migrant Workers
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.
Premiere Date: 02/12/2013
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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