MIAMI After a lengthy dispute with a farm workers advocacy group, Burger King said Friday that it would pay an extra penny per pound for tomatoes grown in Florida. The No. 2 burger chain also said it would encourage grower participation in the program by paying an extra half penny per pound to help defray additional payroll taxes and administrative costs. Burger King joins Yum! Brands Inc. and McDonald's Corp. in agreeing to pay the extra penny per pound, which the Coalition of ...
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