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  • Wal-Mart's clout buoys animal welfare

    Wal-Mart's clout buoys animal welfare
    When the giant retailer Wal-Mart recently announced that it would ask all suppliers of fresh and frozen meat, deli, dairy and egg products to its Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores in the U.S. to abide by sweeping new guidelines for the humane treatment of farm animals and the reduction of antibiotic use in raising them, animal welfare groups declared that this would prompt nothing short of a sea change in animal agriculture.
  • Baja labor leaders learned tactics from their efforts in U.S.

    Baja labor leaders learned tactics from their efforts in U.S.
    Before Fidel Sanchez led protest marches this month against growers in Baja California, he fought for higher wages from tomato farmers in Florida. Justino Herrera, who dons an Army fatigue jacket during labor talks, once led a work stoppage against an...

    Mexico and Wal-Mart launch initiative to improve lives of farmworkers

    Mexico and Wal-Mart launch initiative to improve lives of farmworkers
    The Mexican government and Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, have announced steps to improve the lives of the nation's farmworkers, two months after a Los Angeles Times investigation detailed labor abuses at Mexican agribusinesses that supply...

    Twinkies appear ahead of schedule at some Walmarts

    Twinkies appear ahead of schedule at some Walmarts
    Twinkies, reintroduced with a longer shelf life, are hitting Walmart's shelves ahead of schedule. The Hostess snack cakes, which will be available widely Monday, were spotted at stores in Florida and elsewhere as early as today.  Calls to Southern...

    Twinkies are back: Rested, smaller and with fewer calories

    Twinkies are back: Rested, smaller and with fewer calories
    Twinkies are slimming down, just in time for their close-up. As Twinkies show up on store shelves nationwide again, consumers may notice something different -- and not just the packaging touting the "sweetest comeback." The new line of Twinkies will...