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9 March 2002
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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...

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8 March 2002
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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.]...

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8 March 2002
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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...

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7 March 2002
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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.

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7 March 2002
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作者: Scott Hartmann, UN Wire

World Bank President James Wolfensohn urged rich countries to reduce trade barriers and agricultural subsidies, reiterated the international community's call for a doubling in foreign aid and called for a new war on poverty to create a more stable and...

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7 March 2002
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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

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5 March 2002
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作者: Marina Martin Curran, in Ethical Corporation Magazine

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5 March 2002
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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...

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4 March 2002
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作者: Reuters

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

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4 March 2002
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作者: Justin Pritchard, Associated Press

In this conspicuously prosperous valley, home to a $4 billion wine industry, hundreds of migrant farm workers sleep in cars or under the stars.

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