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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about farmworkers who are fasting in New York City to pressure Wendy's to join the Fair Food Program. Seventy farmworkers are fasting outside of the Manhattan hedge fund offices of Wendy's billionaire Board Chairman Nelson Peltz. They'll continue their fast until they march on Thursday to demand the chain join the Fair Food Program, which mandates better working conditions.

 

Your Call: What is the human cost of our food supply?

May 18, 2015

On the May 18th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Sanjay Rawal, director of Food Chains, a documentary that focuses on the plight of tomato pickers in Immokalee, Florida, and their battle with the $4 trillion global supermarket industry and fast food companies. Farmworkers are among the lowest paid workers in the US. How are they organizing for fair wages and how can we support them? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar. 

Guests:

Sanjay Rawal, documentary filmmaker and director of Food Chains

What is the human cost of our food supply?

Nov 26, 2014

On the November 27th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Sanjay Rawal, director of Food Chains. The documentary focuses on the plight of tomato pickers in Immokalee and their battles with supermarkets as well as fast food companies. Farmworkers are among the lowest paid workers in the US. How are they organizing for fair wages? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar.

Guests:

Sanjay Rawal, documentary filmmaker and director of Food Chains 

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