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Who is responsible for ensuring our Fair Trade auditing measures?

Fair Trade International audits transactions between U.S. companies offering Fair Trade Certified products and the international suppliers from whom they source in order to guarantee that the farmers and workers behind Fair Trade Certified goods are paid fair, above-market prices and fair wages. Fair Trade International annually inspects producer organizations to ensure that strict socioeconomic development criteria is met using increased Fair Trade revenue, in addition to sustainable farm management, environmental stewardship and democratic decision making.