Most of the Italian tomatoes we use in our pastasauce are picked by illegal African immigrants from Ghana, Ivory Coast and Sudan. They are exploited. The mafia is in charge of the tomato business in the south of Italy. Yvan Sagnet was one of the workers. He initiated insurgency among the workers. He was elected head of the local union of farmworkers.
This is one of he stories of the anthology ‘Little Heroes’