Even the King knows when to kneel

Chalk one up for the little guys…

Burger King agreed to pay 1.5 cents more per pound of tomatoes it buys from Florida growers, with the understanding that a penny of that will be passed to workers. The rest will go to growers to help cover additional payroll taxes and administrative costs they might incur, to encourage their participation. Read the full story here:

In a related story, the web and specifically blogs have helped Burger King to police it’s own and the fast food giant recently fired two execs for underhanded attacks on Fla. farmworker advocates.


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Posted on May 23, 2008, in Natural Farming, News and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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