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Poisoned Apple? Group pressures Apple to stop using hazardous chemicals

Poisoned Apple? Group pressures Apple to stop using hazardous chemicals

An online petition started by Green America and China Labor Watch is protesting Apple's use of certain chemicals in the making of iPhones. The chemicals reportedly cause nerve damage and leukemia.

From CBS News:

"Apple is a highly popular brand, one that consumers trust and expect to act responsibly," said Elizabeth O'Connell, campaigns director at Green America, in a statement. "Apple is also highly profitable, so it can easily afford to do right by its workers and make the necessary changes to appeal to its socially-conscious consumers."

Click here to read more on the story from CBS News. 

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