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The true cost of labour must be worker-defined

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Fig. 1: Structure and function of Worker Social Responsibility (WSR) programs.

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The authors would like to acknowledge funding from the Nottingham Research Fellowship and thank the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, the Fair Food Standards Council, Migrant Justice and the Milk with Dignity Standards Council for helpful consultation. We appreciate the WSR diagram described and illustrated by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, with graphic design by Lee Dixon. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed here are those of the authors alone.

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J.K. conceptualized the overall research, with substantial input from N.T.B and J.L.D.S. J.K. drafted the manuscript, with extensive comments and editing by N.T.B, J.L.D.S., R.R. and C.P.

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R.R. is employed by the Worker Social Responsibility Network. C.P. is employed by Ben & Jerry’s. J.K., N.T.B. and J.L.D.S. declare no competing interests.

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Kurtz, J., Blackstone, N.T., Sparks, J.L.D. et al. The true cost of labour must be worker-defined. Nat Food 2, 630–631 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-021-00369-8

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