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Potato boycott not meant to hurt farmers: MLA

August 28, 2012  By Calgary Herald

August 24, 2012 – A Liberal MLA who called for a boycott of Alberta potatoes over concerns that child labour remains unregulated in the province says he has no desire to damage the livelihoods of growers.

David Swann recently called on Frito Lay to boycott Alberta potatoes in a bid to pressure the province to extend workplace health and safety regulations to farm workers.

The company said it will continue to honour its contracts with growers. READ MORE.

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