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Article is <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/29/opinion/29schlosser.html?hp" target="_blank">here</a>, and it's by the guy who write Fast Food Nation, whch everyone should read...<br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="99%"><tr><td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset;">In 2005, Florida tomato pickers gained their first significant pay raise since the late 1970s when Taco Bell ended a consumer boycott by agreeing to pay an extra penny per pound for its tomatoes, with the extra cent going directly to the farm workers. Last April, McDonald’s agreed to a similar arrangement, increasing the wages of its tomato pickers to about 77 cents per bucket. But Burger King, whose headquarters are in Florida, has adamantly refused to pay the extra penny — and its refusal has encouraged tomato growers to cancel the deals already struck with Taco Bell and McDonald’s.</td>
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Burger Kind execs are saying that if the farm workers need more money, they should apply for jobs at Burger King restaurants. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">:<br><br>
There's an address to write to Burger King in a sidebar to the article.<br><br>
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OMG I will boycott just becasue their service sucks. Now I won't get to the drive through to find out they don't have tomatoes after I have already had to scream a thenm for running out of MEAT. Wonder how they are treating their meat suppliers.
 
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