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COVID-19

Essential workers

Farmworkers, grocery store clerks and airline employees are on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. But what’s being done to protect them?

Apr 4, 2020
Sustainability

5 pesticides used in US are banned in other countries

As the European Union moves to phase out 22 toxic pesticides, a new study raises the question of what will happen to crops without them. In the United States, growers rely on many pesticides that other countries have banned. Many farm groups in the U.S. argue that there are no acceptable alternatives to these pesticides – that

Oct 23, 2014
Criminal Justice

Sexual abuse of female farmworkers

Last year, a collaborative investigation pulled back the curtain on sexual abuse of female farmworkers, revealing persistent peril for women working in the food industry. One farmworker agreed to share her story.

Mar 1, 2014