Friday, June 17, 2011

True Cost of Tomatoes

Much respect to Mark Bittman, who continues to fight the good fight.  This time he writes about how farm-hands are literally being enslaved in Immokalee, FL, all to provide the majority of supermarkets (Stop & Shop, Giant, Trader Joe's, Publix, and Kroger) the inexpensive unripened tomatoes that they demand.

Video below from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, an organization that is working towards better working conditions:

[Via Mefi]

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