Possible Fairtrade problems in flower gardens in Ecuador.
Pay fraude and threats against trade unionists is common in flower plantations in Ecuador, says new study. It indicates problems in fair trade plantations says one of Denmarks biggest unions, 3F. Read more here and a google translate into english here.
December 2th 2008 Press Release from Fairtrade Norway.
NRK1 - Brennpunkt
Norvegian television, NRK will air December 2th 2008 at 21:30. read more here in norwegian.
SVT1 - Uppdrag Granskning
Swedish television, SVT will air “The Bitter Taste Of Tea” December 3th 2008 at 20:00. read more here in swedish.
Information.dk - Editorial comment on Fairtrade
Monday, December 1st the danish newspaper, Information, wrote in an editorial comment, that Fairtrade must be more open and transparent if the consumers shall believe them.
Information.dk - Fairtrade had a plan for what the tea producers should say.
Today November 28th danish newspaper Information have a story of how Fair Trade/Max Havelaar had a strategy for the way that the tea producers should act in case any one started asking questions about the fairness of the tea production. Have a read here in danish, or here in the google translate version to English.
MS - Danish Association for International Co-operation - Respond to the bitter taste of tea.
One of Denmarks biggest unions, 3F: More tight control of Fairtrade.
The newsletter from the danish union, 3F demands that local unions in tea producing countries shall have access to - independently - inspect the estates. Read more. (Danish) Read more in English. (Google translation)
U-landsnyt: Max Havelaar has been totally naive.
Berlingske.dk - “Fairtrade”-tea is a hoax.
This morning danish newspaper Berlingske Tidene has an article about our film “The Bitter Taste Of Tea”
Information.dk - TV-Documentary: Fairtrade makes no difference for the tea pluckers.
Two articles at Politiken.dk.
Danish newspaper Politiken has two articles about “The Bitter Taste Of Tea”.