BREAKING!! Ahold USA (Giant and Stop n Shop) Join the Fair Food Program!

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!

CIW’s response to Ahold: What is the company saying?

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?

April 4 Action: Tell Ahold USA to sign with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers!

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!