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Nicaragua's beef imports to U.S. come at a high human cost

Clip: 10/20/2020 | 8m 50s Video has closed captioning.

When outbreaks of COVID-19 at meat processing plants in the U.S. slowed production, American wholesalers and grocery chains turned to foreign beef suppliers. Producers in the small country of Nicaragua were happy to fulfill U.S. demand -- but doing so has come at a high cost for local communities. Nate Halverson of the Center for Investigative Reporting’s Reveal has the story.

Aired: 10/20/20

Rating: NR

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