Killer products to avoid this holiday season

Diamond industry execs are bracing themselves for the Friday release of the movie Blood Diamond, which promises to remind consumers just before the holiday buying season of the horrors of the industry. Yet while consumers have known about conflict diamonds for years, they may be unwittingly bankrolling warlords, environmental degradation, and child labor when they ...

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Diamond industry execs are bracing themselves for the Friday release of the movie Blood Diamond, which promises to remind consumers just before the holiday buying season of the horrors of the industry. Yet while consumers have known about conflict diamonds for years, they may be unwittingly bankrolling warlords, environmental degradation, and child labor when they purchase other common household items. In this week’s List, FP spotlights some of the world’s lesser-known killer products that you didn't know you should feel guilty about buying.

Diamond industry execs are bracing themselves for the Friday release of the movie Blood Diamond, which promises to remind consumers just before the holiday buying season of the horrors of the industry. Yet while consumers have known about conflict diamonds for years, they may be unwittingly bankrolling warlords, environmental degradation, and child labor when they purchase other common household items. In this week’s List, FP spotlights some of the world’s lesser-known killer products that you didn’t know you should feel guilty about buying.

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