Oxfam’s Irit Tamir, J.D., discusses human suffering, poverty and injustice in supermarket supply chains and how to increase transparency and ethical sourcing. 8/16/2018

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Oxfam’s Irit Tamir, J.D., discusses human suffering, poverty and injustice in supermarket supply chains and how to increase transparency and ethical sourcing. 8/16/2018

Did you know that supermarkets hold great power and influence over the farmers, producers and workers who supply their products? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Irit Tamir, J.D., Director of Oxfam America’s Private Sector Department. Tamir will discuss Oxfam’s new report, “Ripe for Change: Ending the human suffering behind our food” https://www.oxfamamerica.org/static/media/files/Ripe-for-Change-Ending-Human-Suffering-in-Supermarket-Supply-Chains-report.pdf and Oxfam’s new “Behind the Barcodes Campaign,” which assesses supermarket supply chains and how they score on human rights. Oxfam is a global organization working to end the injustice of poverty. Tune in to learn the stories behind our global food system, including CEO salaries, supermarket consolidation, and seafood supply chain working conditions; and, learn how to increase transparency and ethical sourcing.

Related website:  www.behindthebarcodes.org

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