In this exposé, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States. Food Chains reveals the human cost in our food supply and the complicity of large buyers of produce like fast food and supermarkets. Fast food is big, but supermarkets are bigger – earning $4 trillion globally. They have tremendous power over the agricultural system. Over the past 3 decades they have drained revenue from their supply chain leaving farmworkers in poverty and forced to work under subhuman conditions. Yet many take no responsibility for this. Learn more.
Categories: 01 Agriculture,03 Economy,07 Other Atrocities,10 Transnational Crime,11 Society,Commerce,Corruption,Government
Categories: 07 Other Atrocities,09 Terrorism,10 Security,10 Transnational Crime,11 Society,Corruption,Government,IO Deeds of War,Law Enforcement,Media,Military,Officers Call
Worthy of a full reading.
By Dick Atlee, Ken Freeland and Cheryl Curtiss
Updated: 14 September 2015
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