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Is Thailand farm raised shrimp safe?

Asked: McTavish Quilting -APQS Duluth, Last Updated:

Thailand accounts for the majority of shrimp imported to the United States, and its system is rife with human rights abuses. ... In an investigation The Guardian found that a large portion of farmed Thai shrimp has been handled directly or indirectly by trafficked laborers.

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