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Harvesting Justice 13: We Have a Dream – Farm Workers Organize for Justice

May 7th, 2013 | by Guest Author

For decades, farmworkers – the more than one million men and women who work in fields and orchards around the country – have been leading a struggle for justice in our food system. They have been building awareness and mobilizing the public, successfully securing some rights, higher wages, and better working conditions.


Whole Foods Drops Hershey’s Scharffen Berger Brand over Child Labor Concerns

October 8th, 2012 | by Guest Author

The International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) announced on Thursday that Whole Foods Market stores around the country will drop Scharffen Berger chocolates, one of the Hershey Company's artisan chocolate brands. The decision by Whole Foods came after pressure from over 40 natural food retailers and cooperatives concerned that children are being employed in Hershey's supply chain



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