Agriprocessors is racking up the records. Its Postville, Iowa, facility was already America’s biggest kosher meat plant. Now, it also can claim to be the site of what federal officials say is the largest immigration raid in U.S. history.
The JTA has some more on the raid. Also, check out the extensive coverage from the Des Moines Register.
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As a kosher consumer I can't tell you how cynical this makes me. What kind of light unto nations is this? Rubashkin in all its chutzpah will do what it will do, but I think the OU's diffidence toward the labor situation is an even worse offense.
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