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OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 17 - TransFair USA, the third-party certifier of Fair Trade Certified™ products in the United States, today announced that it is extending the "Fair Trade lifestyle" into cotton clothing, bed and bath products. The first Fair Trade Certified apparel and home goods products are expected to hit U.S. retail shelves in spring 2010. To ensure the highest impact program for Fair Trade Certified garments, TransFair USA is now seeking public comment on its new draft factory standard.

Campaign Designed to Unite Consumer Advocates, Retailers and Manufacturers and Raise Awareness of Fair Trade through National Campaigns, Local Events and Online Promotions

Oakland, Calif. (October 1, 2009) - October is Fair Trade Month, and TransFair USA, the only independent, third-party certifier of Fair Trade Certified products in the United States, is pleased to announce a full line-up of local, grassroots events celebrating this year’s theme: “31 Days, 31 Ways.” 

Commitment Partners will Work to Alleviate Poverty among Small-Scale Coffee Farmers in Rwanda

New York (September 22, 2009) - TransFair USA, the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, in partnership with the Cordes Foundation and Green Mountain Coffee today announced a Commitment to Action at the 2009 meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to fight poverty among small farmers in Rwanda by enabling them to sell more Fair Trade Certified coffee.

Brazilian coffee farmers link with mass market coffee consumers

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (Aug. 18, 2009) - Today, Walmart, TransFair USA, SEBRAE-Minas Gerais and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that a new Fair Trade Certified coffee from Brazil will be sold to Sam's Club members across the country. The two new Fair Trade Certified™ Member's Mark coffee options will be available in more than 600 Sam's Club locations in the United States.
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