Union-Made in America Thanksgiving

Posted: November 7, 2013
Source: AFL-CIO Now
As you prepare to head to the grocery store to pick up your Thanksgiving dinner ingredients, double check your shopping list to make sure your Turkey Day fixin’s are all union made in America. Check out some highlights from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s resource site, Labor 411. Here are some of the best union-made Thanksgiving eats and tools from the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM), Machinists (IAM), United Steelworkers (USW) and United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW).

Appetizers

  • Kraft/Nabisco crackers—BCTGM
  • Nabisco(Mondelez) crackers—BCTGM
  • Keebler (Kellogg) crackers—BCTGM

Turkey

  • Boar’s Head—UFCW
  • Butterball—UFCW
  • Foster Poultry Farms—UFCW
  • Thumann’s—UFCW

Cookware/Cutlery

  • Cutco knife—USW
  • All-Clad cookware—USW

Side Dishes

  • Ocean Spray Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce—IAM
  • Birds Eye vegetables—UFCW

Bread 

  • Pillsbury crescent rolls, frozen and bake rolls/breads—BCTGM
  • Pillsbury pie crusts—BCTGM
  • Stroehmann bakery products (for stuffing)—BCTGM

Dessert

  • Sara Lee pumpkin, apple pie—BCTGM
  • Mother’s Kitchen cheese cakes—BCTGM
  • Nabisco (Mondelez) cookies—BCTGM
  • Rich’s pies and cakes—BCTGM

Other

  • Quaker Oats (for apple crisp)—BCTGM

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