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Business  (tags: farmworkers, Chipotle, Florida, tomato Fair Food Agreement, pickers, Immokalee, ethics )

Nancy
- 2430 days ago - sumofus.org
...you just have to unwrap the burrito a little bit to realize the way Chipotle purchases the tomatoes for its salsa undercuts the advances in working conditions Florida farmworkers have fought to win.
Why the Slow Food Movement Needs to Help Stop America's Slave Labor
Business  (tags: human rights, farm workers, slavery, fast food, Immokalee, Florida, agriculture, business, crime, government, abuse, humans, society, economy, corporate, consumers )

Tom
- 3687 days ago - alternet.org
If you eat tomatoes, in America, between the months of December and May, chances are some were picked by slaves. Immokalee, Florida, is where 90 percent of the nation's winter tomatoes are grown. We need to be in solidarity with those who grow our food.
Sign Petition: End Sweatshops and Slavery in the Fields
Business  (tags: human rights, farm workers, slavery, fast food, Immokalee, Florida, agriculture, business, crime, government, abuse, humans, society, economy, corporate, consumers )

Tom
- 3687 days ago - tinyurl.com
Burger King and other food industry leaders have not only refused to join Yum! Brands and McDonald's in working with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) to improve farm labor conditions, but have actually sought to reverse gains made by workers.
Farm Bosses Plead Guilty to Enslaving Immokalee Workers in Florida Tomato Harvest
Business  (tags: Florida, Immokalee, Slavery, human rights, labor laws, successful prosecution, Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Florida Tomato Growers Exchange, industry-friendly, "third-party" monitoring group, Intertek, Burger King, slavery charges )

LucyKalei
- 3879 days ago - ciw-online.org
Yesterday, at federal court in Ft.Myers, FL, farm bosses from Immokalee pleaded guilty to "numerous charges of enslaving Mexican & Guatemalan immigrants, brutalizing them & forcing them to work in farm fields, 1 of most extreme stories of exploitation...
   

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