From Mother Jones magazine: "Americans love to talk about food—how
asparagus is best prepared, which preservatives to avoid, which types of fish are in peril, where to find the best tacos or most delectable peach pies. Most of us spend far less time contemplating the people that pick, slaughter, sort, process, and deliver the products of this 1.8 trillion dollar industry—a group of workers that makes up one-sixth of the country's workforce. Unfortunately, the majority of these workers take home crummy wages and few benefits, according to a new reporthttp://foodchainworkers.org/?p=1973 from the Food Chain Workers Alliance."
click here for for text of article, which includes a link to the report from the Food Chain Workers Alliance: * http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2012/06/food-chain-workers-low-wages-... *
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