And so I did just that. Further investigation led me to discover that the original story that provoked this tirade of criticism has been revoked, and the writers who originally “exposed” an environment involving child labor and serious dangers have admitted to creating some significant fabrications. As it turns out, there are some horrific manufacturing plants in China. However, it doesn’t appear that Apple’s goods are coming from any of them. No, Foxconn’s plants aren’t luxurious, but no, they aren’t heartbreaking either.