Take Action with Food Workers


Imagine shivering in freezing temperatures for long hours without a bathroom break. This is the reality for workers around the world who produce the food sold at supermarkets like Whole Foods. Support them now.

Despite Whole Foods projecting an image of a trustworthy, sustainable grocer, behind the food on its shelves are thousands of people around the world who face humiliation and verbal abuse, all while working excessive hours for poverty pay.

Worst of all, Whole Foods (and its parent company Amazon) are willfully ignoring the problem.

The supermarket giant is long past due to take responsibility for these violations of worker rights. Ignoring a problem won’t make it go away. Join us and tell Whole Foods you won’t stand for this any longer.

Here’s how you can help:

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Other ways to help:

  • Call Whole Foods/Amazon:
    • Click here to find the phone number of your nearest Whole Foods
    • Call Whole Foods: 1-844-WFM-TALK (1-844-936-8255)
    • Call Amazon: 1-888-280-4331
  • For talking points on what to say when you visit your store, click here to download a PDF
  • Whether in person or by phone, remember to remain polite and respectful

Behind the Barcodes aims to raise the voices of the people who produce our food to ensure they are treated and paid fairly.

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