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Slaughterhouse in Iowa takes advantage of child labor

Immigration officials raided the Agriprocessors kosher meat plant in Postville, Iowa, uncovering health and safety violations and illegal, dangerous employment of minors. NCL sent our child labor expert Reid Maki to Postville report on a community still reeling.

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Illegal child labor uncovered in immigration raid

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In May 2008, immigration officials raided the Agriprocessors kosher meat plant in Postville, Iowa, uncovering health and safety violations and illegal, dangerous employment of minors. In August, NCL sent its child labor expert to Postville to observe a community still reeling.

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