Food Day Highlights Injustices Connected to the Food Supply

October 22, 2014 6:42 PM

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Restaurant workers whose base pay is $2.13 per hour. Workers in food-processing plants who trim meat -- and develop repetitive stress injuries. Farm workers who are exposed to high levels of pesticides.

Those outrages have fueled the increasingly vocal food justice movement. Many workers at fast-food restaurants are protesting in the streets about low salaries and high job insecurity, but the industry is resisting with all its might. With pressure from Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC) ...

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