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The Dirt on Kraft

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fAeRiEs ArE aFtEr Me fAeRiEs ArE aFtEr Me VIC Posts: 376
1 7 Feb 2010
Hey guys,

I was wondering if anybody knew much about the company Kraft? Apart from the obvious use of animal products I mean. I heard they also contributed to human exploitation.

I'm asking because I know someone who works for them and I want some ammunition ecstatic

Any info or links would be highly appreciated!
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Aweso_ me Aweso_ me VIC Posts: 280
2 7 Feb 2010
i dont know anything about them  ashamed
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pitterpatter pitterpatter QLD Posts: 376
3 7 Feb 2010
I just googled...  These are what I found...  It's probably cheating but meh :p.

It basically boils down to being dodgy with what they put in the food, not paying enough for coffee, firing people illegally and probably a few other dodgy practices.

http://www.ethical.org.au/company/?company=380

This one has a great summary; I try to use this site when shopping ecstatic

http://www.myspace.com/velveeda

"Despite their strong statements and moves to avoid GE corn in some products, Kraft continues to use questionable genetically engineered ingredients in many of its other products."

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=10241294357

"Kraft's most notable offenses include limited efforts to ensure a higher standard of living for coffee farmers and the broad use of genetically engineered crops."

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=124299898146

"We are gathering solidarity for the 168 workers who were illegally fired and discriminated against by the North American multinational Kraft Foods (ex Terrabusi). Amongst those fired were members of the factory committee and Union Directive Committee. The company failed to recognize labor laws as well as the fundamental Human Rights laws, including their refusal to comply with Ministry of Labor's ruling of an Obligatory Conciliation."

http://humantrafficking.change.org/blog/view/tell_kraft_not_to_destroy_cadburys_ethical_policies

"Cadbury, the UK-based candy company, has long been a leader in the world of corporate social responsibility (CSR), especially in buying Fair Trade cocoa and working to reduce exploitation in their supply chains. But all their good work is in danger of being reversed with one swipe of a pen, as international conglomerate Kraft attempts to buy Cadbury."

Hope that that all helps...
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fAeRiEs ArE aFtEr Me fAeRiEs ArE aFtEr Me VIC Posts: 376
4 7 Feb 2010
pitterpatter said:
I just googled...  These are what I found...  It's probably cheating but meh :p.

It basically boils down to being dodgy with what they put in the food, not paying enough for coffee, firing people illegally and probably a few other dodgy practices.

http://www.ethical.org.au/company/?company=380

This one has a great summary; I try to use this site when shopping ecstatic

http://www.myspace.com/velveeda

"Despite their strong statements and moves to avoid GE corn in some products, Kraft continues to use questionable genetically engineered ingredients in many of its other products."

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=10241294357

"Kraft's most notable offenses include limited efforts to ensure a higher standard of living for coffee farmers and the broad use of genetically engineered crops."

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=124299898146

"We are gathering solidarity for the 168 workers who were illegally fired and discriminated against by the North American multinational Kraft Foods (ex Terrabusi). Amongst those fired were members of the factory committee and Union Directive Committee. The company failed to recognize labor laws as well as the fundamental Human Rights laws, including their refusal to comply with Ministry of Labor's ruling of an Obligatory Conciliation."

http://humantrafficking.change.org/blog/view/tell_kraft_not_to_destroy_cadburys_ethical_policies

"Cadbury, the UK-based candy company, has long been a leader in the world of corporate social responsibility (CSR), especially in buying Fair Trade cocoa and working to reduce exploitation in their supply chains. But all their good work is in danger of being reversed with one swipe of a pen, as international conglomerate Kraft attempts to buy Cadbury."

Hope that that all helps...
Oh wow! I feel so lazy now!! Thanks so much for your help XD
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pitterpatter pitterpatter QLD Posts: 376
5 8 Feb 2010
fAeRiEs ArE aFtEr Me said:
Oh wow! I feel so lazy now!! Thanks so much for your help XD
Haha no worries.  I was curious after you mentioned it so no big, now I know.  Although I still want to have vegemite...   ashamed2
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fAeRiEs ArE aFtEr Me fAeRiEs ArE aFtEr Me VIC Posts: 376
6 9 Feb 2010
pitterpatter said:
fAeRiEs ArE aFtEr Me said:
Oh wow! I feel so lazy now!! Thanks so much for your help XD
Haha no worries.  I was curious after you mentioned it so no big, now I know.  Although I still want to have vegemite...   ashamed2
Me too! I did change peanut butter and the Sanitarium one is pretty awesome, but there is truly no substitute for Vegemite!
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