Fairness in Flowers Campaign

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ILRF launched a Fairness in Flowers Campaign on Mother’s Day in 2003, a holiday that accounts for a large part of the cut flower sales in the United States. The Campaign will raise awareness in the US about labor rights violations and health and safety problems in the cut flower industry in Ecuador and Colombia, and seek improvements through action in the US and Latin America. A survey of 8000 workers in plantations near Bogotб found that workers were exposed to 127 different pesticides, three of which are considered extremely toxic…

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