(WASHINGTON) – For the second time in a month, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters protested at Chipotle locations nationwide this week to demand that Chipotle hold its produce supplier Taylor Farms accountable for egregious health and labor violations.
The April issue of the Food Processing Division newsletter highlights community support for Taylor Farms workers and how the Department of Labor is exposing anti-union tactics of corporations.
(SAN FRANCISCO) – A group of Taylor Farms employees and advocates from Working Partnerships USA, the Consumer Federation of California, HEAL Food Alliance and the Teamsters protested today to call on Chipotle Mexican Grill to hold its supplier Taylor Farms accountable for health and safety violations. The action took place outside a Chipotle on Fourth Street in San Francisco, Calif.
(LOS ANGELES) – Hundreds of Teamsters and allies from Working Partnerships USA and Jobs with Justice protested outside Chipotle Mexican Grills across the country last week to educate consumers about food safety issues with Taylor Farms, a supplier to Chipotle.
(SACRAMENTO) – Community activists and workers held protests outside two Chipotle restaurants today to inform customers about food safety problems and other violations at Taylor Farms in Tracy, Calif., which supplies tomatoes to Chipotle franchises in the region. As the fast-casual Mexican food chain has been roiled by numerous food poisoning outbreaks, protesters held signs and passed out leaflets telling customers in Sacramento and Manteca, Calif. that Chipotle’s food safety problems run deep in its supply chain.
The February issue of the Food Processing Division newsletter features articles about the organizing victory in Michigan for US Foods workers, and the fight against right-to-work laws.