By Sam Haysom
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, its ripple effects are being felt across society. The food industry, in particular, has recently been thrown into the spotlight — with one large meat processing plant in the U.S. closing, and others at risk.
“Few places in America have seen a higher rate of coronavirus cases than meat processing plants,” says host Trevor Noah in the Daily Show clip above, “and although there doesn’t seem to be a danger to the food itself, in most of these facilities the workers are quite literally putting their lives on the line.”
Noah breaks down the conditions in the plants — from packed factory floors to …