In These Times has published a feature about the dairy industry in New Mexico, one of the largest producers of dairy in the country. New Mexico’s dairies, like almost all dairies in the United States, never stop running. Cows are milked two or three times a day, every day. Journalist Joseph Sorrentino addresses the lack of benefits, including workers’ comp, and the unsanitary working conditions as major barriers for worker health and safety.
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