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Review – Meatpacking America: How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland

In its early days, the pandemic hit the protein industry—meatpacking and related services—particularly hard. The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting tracked 50,000 cases of Covid and 248 deaths in the first year alone. Reports of inadequate PPE, crowded killing floors and speeded-up production lines generated national indignation. Now the Congressional Select Committee on the Coronavirus […]