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13 February 2007

Toxins Likely in Valentine Roses

Author: Joshua Goodman, AP

...[B]y the time...[roses] reach your Valentine, they will have been sprayed, rinsed and dipped in a battery of potentially lethal chemicals. Most of the toxic assault takes place in...Colombia... [The Colombian horticulture industry's] economic...

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12 February 2007
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Author: AP

...al momento en que [las rosas] llegan al comprador en el día de San Valentín, han sido rociados, lavados y sumergidos en una sucesión de sustancias químicas que pueden ser tóxicas. Las sustancias...son añadidas...en la húmeda sabana que rodea a...

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3 November 2006

Dole Food Company, Inc. Announces SA 8000 Certification for Hua Hin, Thailand Factory

Author: Dole Food

Dole Packaged Foods Company, a division of Dole Food Company, announced today that its fruit processing factory in Hua Hin, Thailand has been certified to the Social Accountability International SA 8000 work place and human rights standard. Dole is...

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21 October 2006

Globalization wilts flowering industry [Colombia]

Author: Joshua Goodman, AP

When workers at Colombia's largest flower grower organized themselves into a union...they won protections against overly long hours, potentially dangerous exposure to pesticides, and other abuses. But…the effort also may have cost the employees at the...

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19 October 2006

Colombia: Workers say Dole closed 2 flower farms because they had formed a successful union - company cites financial reasons

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19 October 2006
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Author: Joshua Goodman, AP

Cuando los trabajadores de la más grande granja de flores formaron un sindicato hace unos años, lograron evitar largas jornadas de trabajos y la exposición a pesticidas peligrosos, entre otros abusos. Pero...organizarse puede haberles costado también...

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30 August 2006

Environment watchdog formed to monitor pineapple plantation [Philippines]

Author: Philippine Information Agency

Pineapple growers in Maasim, Sarangani and the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) have created a multi-partite monitoring team (MMT) for pineapple plantations. The MMT shall monitor project compliance with the Environmental Management Plan and...

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18 August 2006

Social Responsibility

Author: Dole

As an internationally recognized company with worldwide operations, Dole strives to demonstrate leadership in the communities in which it operates, in the workplace and in environmental management. We invite you to learn more about Dole’s activities...

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17 August 2006
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Author: Rel-UITA [Nicaragua]

La lucha de los ex trabajadores y trabajadoras del banano y del azúcar afectados por los agrotóxicos en Nicaragua ha sido respaldada por diferentes organizaciones de la sociedad civil nicaraguense, entre ellas se destaca el apoyo de la Red de Mujeres...

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17 August 2006
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