LABOR JUSTICE: Ahold USA joins the Fair Food program

from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers


Wednesday’s big announcement of the CIW’s newest Fair Food agreement caused quite a stir in the media, mainstream and otherwise, as Ahold became the first mainline grocer to join the award-winning Fair Food Program.  From the Washington Post to Eva Longoria, everyone had something to say about the breakthrough agreement.  With a media round-up this big, we might as well just roll our sleeves up and dig into it, so away we go…

First up, the Associated Press sent the story out to hundreds of papers and television stations across the country.  Here, from the Seattle Post Intelligencer, is an example of the wire story than ran from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Oregon…

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