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Published November 16, 2010, 04:05 PM

Fla. tomato growers, farmworkers in landmark deal

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Growers of the bulk of all U.S. winter tomatoes struck a major deal Tuesday with a Florida farmworkers’ group to boost their wages and working conditions, clearing the way for food giants such as McDonald’s, Burger King and upscale grocer Whole Foods to pass along more money to poor field pickers for their harvests.

By: Laura Wides-Munoz, Associated Press

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