Meat Processing Plants


Poultry Workers to USDA: “#Pardon ME”

In years past, racial justice advocates have called attention to the plight of workers in meatpacking and poultry processing plants, particularly during the holiday season. In a similar vein, this week the Northwest Arkansas Workers’ Justice Center asked supporters to … Continued

Groundbreaking Report on Food Chain Workers Released Today

Today, the Food Chain Workers Alliance released a new report, The Hands That Feed Us: Challenges and Opportunities for Workers Along the Food Chain. The report details “the state of the food chain worker,” captures the experiences of workers, and … Continued

The Deteriorating Safety Conditions Facing Somali Workers in Minnesota’s Meat Processing Plants

The general level of safety of Somali workers has been eroding for some time inside the Jenneo plant in Melrose, Minnesota, but today I would like to share with you a story of one worker who has endured tremendous challenges—challenges … Continued