Blog: Going undercover

Catherine Sleep | 29 March 2004

After the cockle-picker tragedy in Morecambe Bay last month, there has been much talk of illegal immigrants, gang masters and their activity in the food industry. We shall be shortly publishing a feature on this subject, but in the meantime take a look at the account of a Guardian journalist who went undercover.

Undercover in the food industry


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