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Meat Packing Industry Criticized on Human Rights Grounds

For the first time, Human Rights Watch has issued a report that harshly criticizes a single industry in the United States, concluding that the nation’s meat packing industry has such bad working conditions that it violates basic human and worker rights. In a report issued today, Human Rights Watch, often echoing Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle,” found that jobs in many beef, pork and poultry plants were so dangerous that the industry violated international agreements promising a safe workplace.
This is what happens when high school students don’t have to read The Jungle anymore… history repeats itself…

Meat Packing Industry Criticized on Human Rights Grounds

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