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CNN reports that Walmart has entered into a partnership with The Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a Florida workers rights group looking to improve pay and working conditions in the tomato-growing business.

According to the story, Walmart has promised "to strengthen and expand its Fair Food Program, which consists of a commitment from corporate buyers to pay an additional penny per pound of tomatoes that then gets passed on to workers. There is also a human rights code of conduct that deals with safety, dispute resolution and other issues … As part of the partnership, Wal-Mart says it will work to expand the Fair Food Program to other crops besides tomatoes."
KC's View:
Forgive me, but isn't it a little early for April Fools stories?