Against the Grain

Against the Grain – March 2, 2005

Hog-Tied

The dangers of the meat and poultry industry go far beyond salmonella and rotten meat that may slip past inspectors’ eyes and end up shrink-wrapped in a supermarket near you. Lance Compa, author of a new report by HRW, UFCW’s Jill Cashen, and Maria Martinez of Teamsters local 556 talk about labor conditions and union busting at Smithfield, Tyson and other meat giants.

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