Seafood from slaves: Forced-labor fish harvest enters U.S. supply chain – MLive.com


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Seafood from slaves: Forced-labor fish harvest enters U.S. supply chain
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BENJINA, Indonesia — The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of miles from home. Just a few yards away, other workers loaded cargo ships with slave-caught …
AP exposes seafood trade slavery in Southeast AsiaThe Spokesman Review

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Seafood from slaves: Forced-labor fish harvest enters U.S. supply chain – MLive.com


MLive.com
Seafood from slaves: Forced-labor fish harvest enters U.S. supply chain
MLive.com
BENJINA, Indonesia — The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of miles from home. Just a few yards away, other workers loaded cargo ships with slave-caught …
AP exposes seafood trade slavery in Southeast AsiaThe Spokesman Review

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Arms Trade Treaty enters into force offering fresh hope for the protection of civilians in 2015

Arms Trade Treaty enters into force offering fresh hope for the protection of civilians in 2015

The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty will "enter-into-force" and become international law on December 24, 2014.

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First Product Using Small Producers Symbol Enters U.S. Market

The first product label and certification created by small producers, Small Producers Symbol, launched its first product on the U.S. market in October 2012. Just Coffee Cooperative in Madison, Wisconsin, launched coffee from the Guatemalan small producer organization CCDA. More at Madtable article

In addition, the Small Producers Symbol announced several changes to its rules and regulations, standards for handcraft products, and a fifth certifier became authorized to certify products. More at Small Producers Symbol

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