02 Sep '12, 9pm

No Day of Rest for America’s Farmworkers

No Day of Rest for America’s Farmworkers

Of the diverse food-related causes about which Americans are concerned, including public health , the environment and animal welfare , one that’s often overlooked is the issue of rights for the nation’s farmworkers — those in the fields and on factory farms who pick, pack and process our food. “More Americans than ever are interested in knowing where their food comes from,” says the Inventory of Farmworker Issues and Protections in the United States , produced by the United Farm Workers and the Bon Appetit Management Company Foundation, “but even the most conscientious eaters and food industry professionals are usually in the dark about who picked it.” Most of us know nothing about the conditions in which they work, conditions engendered by an industrial food system. It is a system that rewards output and efficiency over all else, moving food producers to cut corners anywh...

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