Supermarket Chains Selling Slave-Labor Prawns (2014)

Prawn, or shrimp if you're American, was once a luxury and now it's an everyday pleasure. Cheap for us to buy, the human cost of their production is unbelievable. This is the story of globalized slavery and how giant international supermarkets like Walmart, Tesco, Carrefour, Morrisons and Iceland are selling shrimp fed by slave labor.

The Thai fishing industry is rife with abuse, torture and summary executions. Thailand is the world's largest supplier of shrimp. The six-month Guardian investigation has traced the complex food chain from the boat to the supermarket shelf, proving for the first time that the low price of the shrimp on your plate depends on slave labor.

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Supermarket Chains Selling Slave-Labor Prawns (2014)