Fair Trade USA to Review Labeling Policy

OAKLAND, Calif. — Fair Trade USA here is conducting a full review of its new labeling policy that would, in some cases, certify as fair trade products that have at least 25% fair trade ingredients, even if they also contain conventional components for which fair trade alternatives are commercially available.

Scheduled to take effect Jan. 1, 2012, the new standards would allow companies in with the understanding that, once certified, they'd work to transition con

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