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Haribo Launches Internal Investigation After Documentary Claims Workers Live And Work In 'Slavery' Conditions

By Jonna Ivin-Patton

Conscientious candy lovers are freaking out over news that the making of Haribo's gummy bears involves modern-day slave labor. German broadcaster ARD aired a documentary about Haribo on Markencheck. It's complicated, but you wouldn't know it from the headlines.

Headlines are screaming that gummy bears are made with slave labor:

Gummy lovers' reactions were swift and a bit dramatic: