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Impact of Sinclair's 'The Jungle' on Food Safety

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Impact of Sinclair's 'The Jungle' on Food Safety

Impact of Sinclair's 'The Jungle' on Food Safety

Impact of Sinclair's 'The Jungle' on Food Safety

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NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Morris Dickstein of the City University of New York about Upton Sinclair's book The Jungle now considered a classic tale of the horrific conditions that existed in the Chicago meat-packing industry in the early 20th century. Its publication greatly influenced laws to regulate the food industry.