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Meat Industry Labor Leader: ‘Lives Are Worth More Than a Ham Sandwich’

Meat Industry Labor Leader: ‘Lives Are Worth More Than a Ham Sandwich’

John Grant—president of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 77 labor union, which represents 2,000 food and meat processing plant workers—has spoken out against meat companies amid the coronavirus crisis. Last month, it...
Senator Tammy Baldwin Wants the Inside of Slaughterhouses Exposed to the Public

Senator Baldwin Wants the Inside of Slaughterhouses Exposed to the Public

Senator Tammy Baldwin is calling for meat companies to be more transparent about slaughterhouse conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter sent to Andre Nogueira, the CEO of JBS USA Holdings Inc, Kenneth...
Butchery Is A ‘Dying Art,’ Admits Butcher

Butchery Is A ‘Dying Art,’ Admits Butcher

Butchery is a "dying art," according to a butcher in Exeter, an ancient city in England. Kevin Hollamby owns one of Exeter's last city butchers. Since 1985, Hollamby has worked in the industry and watched...