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Coalition of Immokalee Workers campaign for Ahold to join Fair Food Program (USA)

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Published on: 31 March 2014

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and allied groups have campaigned for several years for Ahold, which owns the US supermarket chains Giant, Martin's Food Markets and Stop & Shop, and the online grocery retailer Peapod, to join the Fair Food Program...Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Ahold to respond to...items [including]: “Lucas Benitez of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: My Hopes for 2014”: "...we are dismayed by corporations like...Ahold who refuse to join 11 food industry leaders in being part of the historic changes"... “Immokalee to Amsterdam: CIW Takes Fair Food Challenge to Ahold Shareholders” [Ahold response provided. Also refers to McDonald's, YUM! (parent company of Taco Bell, KFC), Trader Joe's, Walmart, Whole Foods, Florida Tomato Growers Exchange.]

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Related companies: Ahold Delhaize Giant Food (part of Ahold Delhaize) KFC (part of YUM!) McDonald's Taco Bell (part of YUM!) Trader Joe's (part of Aldi Nord) Walmart Whole Foods Market (part of Amazon) YUM!