In Florida, Food Giants Are Urged to Help to End Slavery in the Fields -

More than 100 farm worker activists and supporters are marching for five rainy days in Florida to urge three food chains to join the Fair Food Program and end modern-day slavery in agricultural fields. The 45-mile march, bound for the luxurious seaside enclave of Palm Beach, is also a celebration of a decade of progress on human rights in the rural South. The Fair Food Program began in Florida’s tomato fields, and the business model is already being applied to other crops in nine other states. March organizer Gerardo Reyes of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers comments. Listen to the full interview in archives of Línea Abierta archives for Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15 at

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