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Tuna Industry and Human Rights

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    November 5, 2015
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The tuna industry is rife with environmental and human rights abuses…

Tuna lovers might be surprised to learn that someone who helped produce their can of tuna was forced to work for little or no pay, and possibly was threatened with violence.  The tuna industry is filled with human right abuses, but the Thai Union Group is doing little to stop it. They continue o supply the tuna to companies globally, like US Chicken of the Sea; yet they have been accused of human rights abuses and killing endangered species in the seas.

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