Fair trade supporters seek federal regulation

Shoppers shelling out a little more for fair trade coffees, teas and chocolates are too often being fooled by fake certification labels, say some groups pushing for federal intervention.
More than 450,000 kilograms of coffee sold in Canada with “Fair Trade” labels last year had no certification from TransFair, the Canadian organization that independently audits and certifies fair trade goods.

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