Last year, Oxfam’s Behind the Barcodes campaign looked at the policies and practices of some of the biggest supermarkets around the world through its first scorecard release. We found that none of the six US supermarkets we analyzed are doing enough to ensure safe working conditions and a livable pay for its workers in their global supply chains. After challenging supermarket executives to take action and make improvements over the past year, our recent scorecard update shows they are still failing to ensure basic human rights are met. Whole Foods continues to lag behind, having the worst track record and scoring last overall out of all the US supermarkets accessed on our scorecard, despite their claims with being a trusted, sustainable grocer. We’ve seen that consumer pressure works in helping to create real change. We must keep up the pressure to ensure supermarkets like Whole Foods take responsibility to stamp out human suffering behind their food.
Learn more about Behind the Barcodes at www.behindthebarcodes.org. Follow the conversation online using the hashtag #BehindtheBarcodes
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Something is STILL rotten at @WholeFoods. @OxfamAmerica’s supermarket scorecard shows they are failing to address human rights abuses happening behind the food on their shelves. Tell them you won’t stand for this: BehindtheBarcodes.org #BehindtheBarcodes
The latest @OxfamAmerica #BehindtheBarcodes supermarket scorecard is out, showing the “sustainable” grocer, @WholeFoods, has the worst track record when it comes to policies to stop human rights abuses. Tell them to do better: BehindtheBarcodes.org
I took action through @OxfamAmerica’s #BehindtheBarcodes campaign to tell @WholeFoods they need to stamp out human suffering happening behind our food. Learn more about how the supermarket is failing to protect its workers around the world: BehindtheBarcodes.org
Human suffering should never be an ingredient in the food we buy. @OxfamAmerica’s #BehindtheBarcodes Supermarket scorecard shows our favorite supermarkets aren't doing enough to ensure human suffering doesn't take place behind the food we buy: https://bit.ly/2S6izTJ
As consumers, we have the power to demand that the people who produce the food we buy are treated humanely. Sign your name now to tell major US supermarkets, like @WholeFoods, to help end the human suffering behind our seafood: BehindtheBarcodes.org #behindthebarcodes
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Some of our favorite American supermarkets are still letting human suffering take place behind the food we buy. Oxfam's latest supermarket scorecard reveals Whole Foods has the worst track record when it comes to stamping out human rights abuses - with thousands of workers around the world who produce food for their shelves facing humiliation, verbal and physical abuse all while working excessive hours for poverty pay. As consumers, we have the power to demand that the people who produce the food we buy are treated humanely. Demand supermarkets like Whole Foods do better at behindthebarcodes.org
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