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  • Cargill disputes link to child slavery claims on Ivory Coast cocoa farms

    MINNEAPOLIS Cargill, Inc. has asked a federal court to overrule a judicial decision that linked the company to child slavery in the cocoa industry.
  • Developing countries blast rich-world farm subsidies at Rome talks

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Wealthy countries are still subsidising their farmers at the expense of developing nations, undermining market access for some of the world's poorest producers, two farm ministers told a Food and Agriculture...

    In Theory: What to do with a windfall of funds?

    Officials at the LaSalle Street Church Chicago announced during a recent Sunday service that the church would be sharing 10% of a $1.6-million windfall, the result of the sale of a property, with all 320 members. Each would be given a $500 check to use as...

    Sandra L. Strauss: It's time for leaders to champion increase in minimum wage

    Sandra L. Strauss: It's time for leaders to champion increase in minimum wage
    At a time in America when corporate profits are reaching record highs, while wages of average workers continue to decline, we have a moral obligation to stand in solidarity with those who are most in need and ask why is inequality grown so much worse...

    Kellogg pushes greener goals

    More than 100 years ago, W.K. Kellogg used recycled materials to package his first box of cereal. Now, Kellogg Co. is taking fresh steps to improve the effect its production has on the environment. On Wednesday, the world's largest cereal-maker is set...