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Meat Plant Workers Suffer Discrimination for Seeking Healthcare, Compensation After Nitrogen Leak

HeadlineFeb 17, 2021

In Georgia, meat plant workers who survived a deadly liquid nitrogen leak at a Gainesville poultry processing plant last month say they are being discriminated against and intimidated as they try to file compensation claims and get medical care. Six people were killed and nearly a dozen others were hospitalized at the plant, which is owned by the Foundation Food Group. Most of the workers in Gainesville’s meat processing plants are Latinx

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