SHOPPERS were called on to sign ‘tongue-in-cheek’ Valentine’s Day cards urging Aldi to better its working conditions.

Students from Oxford Brookes University, one dressed in a giant heart costume, asked shoppers at Aldi on Botley Road.

Six supermarkets were assessed by Oxfam on how their publicly available policies and practices affect workers and farmers in their global food supply chains.

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The charity said Aldi scored zero points for measures ensuring workers’ rights are respected.

Aldi said in response that it would appoint a new director of human rights.

It was staged in support of Oxfam’s Back the Barcode campaign and cards will be sent to Aldi HQ tomorrow.