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1973 General Resolution

WHEREAS, the 1972 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association adopted a resolution asking member churches, fellowships, and constituencies to refrain from purchasing, serving, and eating iceberg (head) lettuce unless it is clearly marked with the Black Eagle label of the United Farm Workers' Union; and

WHEREAS, the Safeway and A&P chains set the pace of selling non-farm worker union iceberg lettuce in the retail industry;

BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1973 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association urges the member societies and the members of societies of the Unitarian Universalist Association and all others of good will to refrain from patronizing Safeway and A&P stores until all iceberg (head) lettuce sold in those stores is produced by growers under contract with the United Farm Workers' Union and is marked with the Black Eagle label.

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