IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Following a several year campaign by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Trader Joe’s signed an agreement this month to work with CIW’s Fair Food Program for tomato farmworkers. The Fair Food Program requires retailers to pay a premium of penny more per pound for tomatoes, as well as use growers and suppliers that abide by CIW’s Fair Food Code of Conduct. The standards include a clock-in system, elimination of requirements to overfill buckets, ...
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