Who suffered so you can enjoy your next meal?
Class and race lines have grown all the starker in the face of the pandemic, and nowhere is that clearer than in food production. Buzzfeed put four reporters on this harrowing deep-dive into the human toil and misery that goes into putting food on everyone’s tables right now. Headlined “Who died for your dinner?”, the piece (published on July 4), explores all the morbid details of working in agriculture, meatpacking, and supermarkets during this nationwide health crisis. It’s a tough but necessary read.