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Stop supermarkets dumping waste produce on farmers

Farmers growing food for Europe in places like Kenya and Guatemala are regularly forced to waste up to 50% of their produce as a result of unnecessarily strict cosmetic specifications dictated by Supermarkets. On top of this, last minute order cancellations cause farmers to waste entire crops where there is no secondary market for their produce.
 
Feedback have launched a campaign against food waste directed at Europe's major retailers, called: STOP DUMPING

Bloody Labour

In this interview, Noè Ramírez of banana workers’ union SITRABI speaks about the violation of labour rights in Guatemala and the murder of trade union activists. Noè’s brother, Marco Tulio Ramírez, also a SITRABI union leader, was murdered in October 2007. He describes efforts to improve workers’ rights and condition at plantations on the south coast of Guatemala, where they are hoping to replicate SITRABI’s successes in Izabal.

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Environmental impacts of pineapple production in Costa Rica

These two interviews were filmed in the rural community of Milano in Costa Rica in 2011. Xinia Briceño (Environmental Activism) describes a ten-year struggle to prevent pineapple production expanding over community land and contaminating the water supply with agrochemicals used in the production process at a local pineapple plantation; and Eliseth Urbina (Poor Water) speaks about the effects on her and her family of drinking contaminated water.

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