Before you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check our list of union-made in America food and other items that are essential to a traditional family Thanksgiving feast. Speaking of thanks, a big thank you to the Union Label and Service Trades Department (ULSTD), Union Plus and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's resource site, Labor 411, for compiling their extensive catalogs of union-made products.
Here are some of the best union-made Thanksgiving eats and cookware from the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM); Machinists (IAM); United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW); and United Steelworkers (USW).
Keebler (Kellogg) crackers—BCTGM
Nabisco (Mondelēz) crackers—BCTGM. Nabisco note: Remember to CHECK THE LABEL on Oreos and all Nabisco-brand products and DO NOT BUY Made-in-Mexico Nabisco products. Find out how here.
Birds Eye vegetables—UFCW
Ocean Spray whole berry cranberry sauce—IAM
Pillsbury crescent rolls, frozen and ready to bake rolls/breads—BCTGM
Pillsbury pie crusts—BCTGM
Stroehmann bakery products (for stuffing)—BCTGM
Nabisco (Mondelēz) cookies—BCTGM
Rich Products pies and cakes—BCTGM
Sara Lee pumpkin and apple pies—BCTGM