Counterfeit Fairtrade Labels

business_ethics_highlights_2With very few exceptions, deception is unethical. (Of course, some suggest that the Fairtrade label itself is deceptive.) Question for discussion: how is counterfeiting a Fairtrade label like-or-unlike counterfeiting a Gucci handbag? >>>

Beware the Fairtrade fraudsters: Shoppers warned to watch out for produce with fake labels as criminals attempt to cash in on premiums on ‘ethical’ goods

Middle class shoppers are being targeted by fraudsters selling fake organic and Fairtrade goods, according to new research.

The numbers of people willing to pay a premium price for what they believe is an ‘ethical’ product has soared in recent years.

Now a new report has found that….

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