PBS NewsHour Thai Shrimp Industry Exploits Workers to Sell Cheap Shrimp
Thai Shrimp Industry Exploits Workers to Whet Global Appetite for Cheap Shrimp Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Thai Shrimp Industry Exploits Workers to Sell Cheap Shrimp
The world, especially the U.S., wants cheap shrimp. For the $1 billion plus shrimping industry in Thailand, fulfilling this desire comes at the expense of workers. Special correspondent Steve Sapienza reports on the abusive working conditions in the Thai shrimping industry, including corruption, human trafficking and violence.
Premiere Date: 09/20/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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