How corporations buy‚ and sell‚ food made with prison labor

Some corporations market products made from what seem to be the modern-day equivalent of slave labour. Correctional facilities in Colorado and Louisiana, among others, force their prisoners to work the fields on site in the service of others for as little as four cents an hour. Although there have been efforts to protest against these corporations and their customers, the prison system has largely ignored their demands of fair compensation and better working conditions.
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