Ahold: “The Fair Food Program is a time-tested leader in improving the lives of agricultural workers…” CIW: Ahold’s “leadership will send an invaluable message to the rest of the grocery industry that social responsibility is greatly strengthened when workers, suppliers and retailers work together toward a more modern, more humane agricultural industry.” In a landmark development for … More BREAKING!! Ahold USA (Giant and Stop n Shop) Join the Fair Food Program!
From the CIW’s website! April 22, 2011 Over the past year, the $40 billion supermarket conglomerate Ahold (Dutch parent company of US-based chains Stop & Shop, Giant, Martin’s, and Peapod), has issued a steady stream of corporate responsibility reports, open letters, and public statements in an attempt to justify its decision to forgo participation in the CIW’s Fair Food … More CIW’s response to Ahold: What is the company saying?
Sign the online petition asking Ahold USA to join with the CIW, and send it to your friends! In 1996, after a 17-year-old tomato picker was brutally beaten by his supervisor for stopping to get a drink of water, workers in Immokalee declared at the ensuing protest, “golpear a uno es golpear a todos” — … More April 4 Action: Tell Ahold USA to sign with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers!