作者: IUF - International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations
The IUF has just learnt of the killing of two banana workers: Juan Montiel and Emilio Villeras Durán, both from the Ceiba y Circasia plantations. Both were active in the local leadership of the IUF’s rural workers affiliate SINTRAINAGRO in the...
作者: Mike Robinson, Associated Press, on Environmental News Network website
A federal judge approved a $9 million settlement Thursday in a class-action lawsuit by consumers who complained of allergic reactions to genetically modified corn in supermarket products...The StarLink corn seed...had been approved by the [U.S.]...
作者: Dave Anderton, Deseret News [Salt Lake City, USA]
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a grass-roots organization based in Florida, includes farmworkers who say they are incensed at the stagnant wages and poor living conditions of tomato pickers. And Taco Bell, they claim, is one of the nation's...
作者: Campaign for Labor Rights
On 25 February, more than 1,400 workers at seven plantations producing for the Noboa Corporation in Ecuador went on strike to call for their basic labor rights.
- 相关企业: Noboa (See Grupo Noboa)
作者: Michael Skapinker, Financial Times
The group's genetically modified crops were welcomed in the US. It was unprepared for the reaction in Europe, says Michael Skapinker
- 相关企业: Monsanto (part of Bayer)
作者: UFCW - United Food and Commercial Workers Union
Workers Win $755,000 In Jury Verdict Against Smithfield:...The jury verdict directed Smithfield [Smithfield Packing Co.] and the company's former security chief, Danny Priest, to pay $755,000 in compensation and punitive damages as the result of the...
- 相关企业: Smithfield Foods
A Cargill pig farm in Missouri agreed to pay $1.55 million in fines after admitting it illegally polluted a local river with hog waste
- 相关企业: Cargill