20 Nov '12, 4pm

Did You Eat Today? Thank a Food Worker

Did You Eat Today? Thank a Food Worker

The most under-reported and neglected aspect of the good food movement is the 20 million workers who toil every day—often under inhumane conditions—harvesting fields, killing and cutting up animals, packing boxes, driving trucks, cooking meals, ringing up orders, serving tables, and cleaning up the mess. Recognizing this reality is the idea behind International Food Workers Week hosted by the Food Chain Workers Alliance , during which numerous actions are being held, including solidarity with the striking Walmart workers planned for Black Friday . While foodies debate the merits of buying heritage turkeys versus going meatless for Thanksgiving, millions of food workers are struggling to eat at all. The word ironic doesn’t even begin to describe the injustice. A shameful 40 percent (8 million) of all food workers currently earn the minimum wage . And partly because that wag...

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