Teamsters: Protesters to Challenge Unethical Practices by UNFI and Whole Foods Market PR Newswire Dec. 17 America's Largest Organic Supply Chain Partners To Be Inducted Into Corporate Tax Dodgers Hall of Shame (Providence, R.I.) – Educators, consumers, and labor and environmental activists will gather Wednesday to protest the unsustainable practices of organic food distributor United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) and retail partner Whole Foods Market (WFM) at UNFI's annual shareholder meeting. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) and retail partner Whole Foods Market have come under fire for soliciting huge public tax subsidies, while avoiding questions about the true costs and negative impacts on consumers, schools, jobs and the environment resulting from the development of UNFI's mega-distribution facility, which recently broke ground in Hudson Valley, N.Y. Organizations representing concerned groups from across the country will attend an annual meeting of UNFI shareholders to highlight the company's unsustainable practices across America and demand restitution of the unsustainable subsidies in Hudson Valley, NY. Activities will include a ceremony to induct UNFI and Whole Foods into the Corporate Tax Dodgers Hall of Shame (www.gettingourmoneysworth.org). WHO: Parents, Teachers, Taxpayers & Workers Getting Our Money's Worth Teamsters Local 445 Community Voices Heard Organic Consumers Association et al. WHAT: Hall of Shame Induction for UNFI & Whole Foods WHERE: Downtown Marriott Providence 1 Orms Street, Providence, RI 02914 Off of Interstate 95 – Exit 6 WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 10 a.m. VISUAL: Dozens of activists with signs and a banner will present a special award to UNFI & Whole Foods. Contact: Galen Munroe (202) 624-6904 Gmunroe@teamster.org /PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Dec. 17, 2013/ SOURCE International Brotherhood of Teamsters Website: http://www.teamster.org
Teamsters: Protesters to Challenge Unethical Practices by UNFI and Whole Foods Market
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