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Hands That Feed Us Media

Our report, “The Hands That Feed Us“, made a huge splash with the media across the country after it came out on June 6, 2012!  At the bottom of this page is the list of Spanish language media coverage and other media that have covered the Food Chain Workers Alliance.

BNA Daily Labor Report (pdf)*

Cattle Network – http://www.cattlenetwork.com/cattle-news/Food-system-workers-call-for-better-treatment-157923895.html?ref=895

Chicago Now – http://www.chicagonow.com/chicago-muckrakers/2012/06/working-barely-hand-to-mouth-food-industry-workers-face-low-wages-little-advancement-report/

Chicago Tribune – http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/ct-fast-food-workers-jun06,0,3795723.story

Consumerist – http://consumerist.com/2012/06/report-american-food-industry-workers-arent-treated-so-great.html

Daily Beast – http://andrewsullivan.thedailybeast.com/2012/06/working-at-the-bottom-of-the-food-chain.html

Democratic Underground – http://www.democraticunderground.com/1002775384

FeedStuffs – http://www.feedstuffs.com/ME2/dirmod.asp?sid=F4D1A9DFCD974EAD8CD5205E15C1CB42&nm=Breaking+News&type=news&mod=News&mid=A3D60400B4204079A76C4B1B129CB433&tier=3&nid=7888F29F05714963B300C144F6902EDB

Food Integrity Campaign – http://foodwhistleblower.org/blog/23-2012/405-food-chain-worker-conference-held-amidst-grim-report

Food Poisoning Bulletin – http://foodpoisoningbulletin.com/2012/survey-finds-food-workers-are-underpaid-and-work-while-sick/

Food Production Daily – http://www.foodproductiondaily.com/Processing/Report-highlights-need-for-improvement-to-worker-treatment-in-US-food-industry

Fox TV Ch. 34 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7pr-jrtNvw&feature=plcp

Frying Pan – http://fryingpannews.org/2012/04/05/the-hands-that-feed-us/

Grist – http://grist.org/food/the-food-movements-final-frontier-taking-care-of-workers/

HuffPo – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/06/food-workers-living-wage_n_1574099.html

In These Times – http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/13329/new_food-sector_study_reveals_pervasive_worker_issues/

Inquisitr – http://www.inquisitr.com/249121/food-workers-are-starving-and-undervalued-study-finds/

KOSU (Oklahoma radio!) – http://kosu.org/2012/06/many-food-workers-keep-working-while-sick-survey-finds/

Labor Notes – http://labornotes.org/blogs/2012/06/louisiana-guest-workers-walk-out-crawfish-plant-0

Livable Future – http://www.livablefutureblog.com/2012/06/people-like-us-food-chain-workers-speak-out

Los Angeles Magazine – http://www.lamag.com/digestblog/blogentry.aspx?BlogEntryID=10391394

Los Angeles Times – http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-food-industry-workers-20120605,0,1730541.story

Money Talks News – http://www.moneytalksnews.com/2012/06/19/6-ways-to-make-more-money-as-a-waiter-or-waitress/

Mother Jones – http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2012/06/food-chain-workers-low-wages-report

New York Times – http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/12/the-20-million/?smid=tw-bittman&seid=auto

Newser – http://www.newser.com/story/147510/90-of-food-workers-basically-starving.html

NPR (this story is all over) – http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/06/06/154442191/many-food-workers-keep-working-while-sick-survey-finds

Occupational Health & Safety – http://ohsonline.com/articles/2012/06/06/report-confirms-few-benefits-for-food-workers.aspx?admgarea=news

Pump Handle – http://scienceblogs.com/thepumphandle/2012/08/29/the-hands-that-feed-us-most-food-industry-workers-earn-low-or-poverty-level-wages/

QSRWeb – http://www.qsrweb.com/article/196125/Report-spotlights-low-wages-throughout-food-industry

Rodale – http://www.rodale.com/food-workers#.T-SitJoHjFg.twitter

Salon – http://www.salon.com/2012/07/19/do_foodies_care_about_workers/

San Antonio Express – http://www.mysanantonio.com/business/article/Study-tackles-low-wages-in-food-industry-3611401.php

San Francisco Chronicle – http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/06/06/BUJG1OT4D8.DTL

SmartBrief – http://www.smartbrief.com/news/restaurant/storyDetails.jsp?issueid=82D75B58-D3E5-425F-8AA4-DF1F32326D7F&copyid=AD64C033-DED4-4D19-AFE0-873C016FD5CB&brief=restaurant&sb_code=rss&&campaign=rss

Supermarket News – http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/labor-study-advocates-better-wages-working-conditions

Time Magazine – http://moneyland.time.com/2012/06/07/many-food-industry-workers-barely-getting-by/

Triple Pundit – http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/06/new-report-poor-working-conditions-among-food-workers/

Zagat – http://blog.zagat.com/2012/06/quote-of-day-only-135-of-food-workers.html

Spanish-language media coverage:
*  Reproduced with permission from Daily Labor Report, 109 DLR A-13 (June 6, 2012). Copyright 2012  by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) <http://www.bna.com>