Ten of the largest food companies in the US, including McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, Sodexo, Aramark, Compass Group, Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s have agreed to participate in “The Campaign for Fair Food” to help raise wages and improve working conditions for farm workers, according to Food Nutrition & Science.
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) is asking retailers to pay an additional penny per pound of tomatoes.
The Florida-based group said the money could help improve conditions of nearly 5,000 workers employed by large agricultural operations in the tomato and citrus industries...
Source: Argentine Beef Packers S.A.
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