Slavery in Florida's Tomato Fields

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Barry Estabrook writes about food politics for Gourmet.  Barry has been covering the horrific conditions for tomato harvest workers in Immokalee, Florida.  The Coalition of Imokalee Workers (CIW) has organized these workers to fight for fair wages and to end the modern-day slavery practices. 

Earlier this month, Florida Governor Charlie Crist met with the CIW and expressed his support for their cause.  Read his letter of support here.


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