The Resource The chain : farm, factory, and the fate of our food, Ted Genoways, (eaudio)

The chain : farm, factory, and the fate of our food, Ted Genoways, (eaudio)

Label
The chain : farm, factory, and the fate of our food
Title
The chain
Title remainder
farm, factory, and the fate of our food
Statement of responsibility
Ted Genoways
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the production line in American packinghouses, there is one cardinal rule: the chain never slows. Under pressure to increase supply, the supervisors of meat-processing plants have routinely accelerated the pace of conveyors, leading to inhumane conditions, increased accidents, and food of questionable and often dangerous quality. In The Chain, acclaimed journalist Ted Genoways uses the story of Hormel Foods and its most famous product, Spam, to probe the state of the meatpacking industry.Interviewing scores of line workers, union leaders, hog farmers, and local politicians and activists, Genoways reveals an industry pushed to its breaking point. Along the way, he exposes alarming new trends: sick or permanently disabled workers, abused animals, water and soil pollution, and mounting conflict between small towns and immigrant labor
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Genoways, Ted
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Michael Kramer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kramer, Michael
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Meat industry and trade
  • Food processing plants
  • Factory farms
  • Industrial safety
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The chain : farm, factory, and the fate of our food, Ted Genoways, (eaudio)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 29 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781494527082
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11225466
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11225466
System control number
MWT11225466
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
The chain : farm, factory, and the fate of our food, Ted Genoways, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 29 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494527082
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11225466
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11225466
System control number
MWT11225466
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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