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The same people who stirred a bit of morality into your morning cup of joe want to get into your overstuffed closet, too. Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit...
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OAKLAND, Calif. (June 6, 2013) – Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, and Whole Foods Market teamed up to...
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