Giving Thanks for the Ethical Feast

Posted by | November 21, 2017 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By Kenneth Quinnell

Ethical Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks for the Ethical Feast

Labor 411

This Thanksgiving, make sure your meal is an ethical one with these tips from our friends at Labor 411. Here are the supplies you need to make sure your family meal helps support other working families.

Here is Labor 411’s list of ethicaland very tasty!products for your Thanksgiving meal:

Whole Turkey

  • Butterball
  • Foster Farms


  • Alexander & Hornung
  • Boar’s Head
  • Cook’s Ham
  • Farmland
  • Hillshire Farm
  • Hormel
  • John Morrell & Co.
  • Sahlen’s
  • Thumann’s

Potatoes/Sweet Potatoes

  • Betty Crocker
  • Dole
  • Homestyle Bakes
  • Mann’s
  • Ore-Ida


  • Kraft
  • Stroehmann Bakery Products

Cranberries/Cranberry Sauce

  • Dole
  • Ocean Spray


  • Entenmann’s
  • Marie Callender’s


  • Amaral Ranches broccoli and romaine lettuce
  • Andy Boy broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce
  • Birds Eye and Mann’s green beans
  • Del Fresh mushrooms
  • Dole salads
  • Fresh Express salad
  • Gargiulo tomatoes

Once the feast is over, keep up the spirit of Thanksgiving by fighting Black Friday creep. A growing number of big-name retailers are staying open for shopping hours on Thanksgiving. This trend means that workers must interrupt their time with family and friends to face hoards of early holiday shoppers. Please sign Labor 411’s petition urging the CEOs of Walmart, Target and Toys R Us to give their employees the day off on Thanksgiving, and save your holiday mall-going for Black Friday and beyond.

Kenneth Quinnell
Tue, 11/21/2017 – 09:50

Source: AFL-CIO

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