Recommendations of the Human Rights Watch on the Meat Processing Industry

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Recommendations of the Human Rights Watch on the Meat Processing Industry
Abstract
This paper shall examine the recommendations of Human Rights Watch in their 2005 report Blood, Sweat, and Fear on the meatpacking and processing industry in the United States. The report highlighted what the organization deemed to be systemic human rights violations throughout the industry. The recommendations for greater worker safety and ethical treatment by the industry are apt.
Recommendations of Human Rights Watch regarding the Meat Processing Industry
The processing and packaging of meat has long been considered an unsafe vocation, if for no other reason than the “widespread use of knives, hooks, and circular saws” (Worker Safety, n. d.). As...
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