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On the 7th of June,  with an overwhelming majority of 600 Members in favor, the European Parliament accepted the Edward Czesak MEP’s report that calls for EU action on Unfair Trading Practices (UTPs) in food supply chains, to ensure fair earnings for farmers and a wider choice for consumers in supermarkets and hypermarkets. This represents a great achievement for the Fair Trade movement as Make Fruit Fair, the SUPPLY CHA!NGE project  the Fair Trade Advocacy Office (FTAO) and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB),  supporters of this initiative, stated.

Read their reactions and see also the press release from the European Parliament on unfair trading practices!

 

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