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Opposition to Fair Trade USA and Chobani’s “Fair Trade Dairy”



More and more consumers are looking for Fair Trade labeling on products they buy, and earlier this year the first such label for dairy products hit the shelves. However, 30+ labor, human rights, and food justice organizations signed onto a statement opposing the pilot of the standard. Today we will talk to Anna Canning from the Fair World Project about why so many groups oppose the “Fair Trade Dairy” standard. Before you make your next grocery shopping list, be sure to consider whether the dairy products you purchase actually meet your standards for Fair Trade.