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Teresa, 31, worked at a pork processing plant in Nebraska for five years until injuries to her shoulder forced her to quit. She still has pain and can only work part-time. Brian Seifferlein/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Working 'The Chain,' Slaughterhouse Workers Face Lifelong Injuries

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Greta Horner holds a photo of her and her husband Ed taken a few months before he died. Dan Boyce/Rocky Mountain PBS for Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Fines For Meat Industry's Safety Problems Are 'Embarrassingly Low'

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A security guard opens the gate at the Central Valley Meat Co., the California slaughterhouse recently shut down by federal regulators after they received a graphic video of cows being mistreated. Gosia Wozniacka/AP hide caption

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This cow may have been raised for food on a farm near you, but it may not necessarily have been processed nearby suzettesuzette/Flickr.com hide caption

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