Slavery in the Fields and the Fast Food We Eat

This brief by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) describes cases of modern-day slavery in U.S. agriculture and how consumers can insist upon socially responsible corporate purchasing as a primary way to address the conditions in which modern-day slavery flourishes. The CIW has assisted the U.S. Department of Justice and FBI in investigating and prosecuting six cases of slavery in U.S. agricultural industry and freeing more than 1,000 slaves.

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