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Did you know that “cheap” food carries a high cost? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Annelise Orleck, Ph.D., professor of history at Dartmouth college and author of “We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages.” Dr. Orleck pulls back the curtain on exploitive and otherwise invisible labor conditions in food, agriculture, restaurant and retail industries, and shares empowering stories of organized workers who strive for dignity and respect.

Related website: http://www.beacon.org/We-Are-All-Fast-Food-Workers-Now-P1334.aspx

November 16, 2018

Annelise Orleck, Ph.D., author of “We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages” exposes exploitive labor conditions in retail, food, and agriculture industries, and shares the power of organizing for justice. 11/15/2018

Did you know that “cheap” food carries a high cost? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Annelise Orleck, […]
October 11, 2018

Joshua Sbicca, author of Food Justice Now!: Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle,” discusses exploitation in our food system and strategies for change. 10/11/2018

Did you know that mutual understanding and respect are at the heart of food justice? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for […]
September 6, 2018

Lynn Waltz, author of “Hog Wild: The Battle for Workers’ Rights at the World’s Largest Slaughterhouse” explains the high price of cheap meat and the benefits of unionized labor to reduce slaughterhouse injuries. 9/6/2018

Did you know that Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world’s largest hog producer and slaughterhouse? (Smithfield slaughters 32,000 hogs per […]
August 17, 2018

Oxfam’s Irit Tamir, J.D., discusses human suffering, poverty and injustice in supermarket supply chains and how to increase transparency and ethical sourcing. 8/16/2018

Did you know that supermarkets hold great power and influence over the farmers, producers and workers who supply their products? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and […]