Dangerous Jobs, Cheap Meat part 3: Federal regulators and meat companies agree more must be done to make slaughterhouses safer, and while there are signs the industry is stepping up its efforts, danger remains.
Dangerous Jobs, Cheap Meat part 2: The workers that bring us cheap meat slaughter and process hundreds of animals an hour, forced to work at high speeds in cold conditions, doing thousands of the same repetitions over and over. Their jobs often leave them with a lifetime of pain.
In Fort Morgan, Colo., a dispute over prayer breaks at a Cargill meat packing plant led to the firing of 150 Muslim workers. The incident brings up questions about how far companies need to go to ensure religious needs are met.