PBS NewsHour

Thai Shrimp Industry Exploits Workers to Sell Cheap Shrimp

Clip: 09/20/2012 | 7m 3s

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.

Aired: 09/20/12

Rating: NR

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