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Darigold Sends Clear Message with Little to No Words at Seattle Rally

“Is it too much to ask for a simple dialogue to save farm worker’s lives?” Indira Trejo asked reporters as I and about 50 other farm worker advocates stood outside of Darigold headquarters on Wednesday, September 2. Trejo, a UFW … Continue reading

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Darigold Worker drowns in cow manure pond!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “‘My children and I lost our lifeline, support, our friend, everything to us.’ Nubia Guajardo is talking about her partner Randy Vasquez, a 27 year old dairy worker, who drowned in a tragic … Continue reading

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Take Action in Support Darigold Workers

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Federal judge rules that Darigold dairy is threatening residential drinking water. Cow Palace, a dairy in Yakima Valley who provides milk for Darigold, has been ignoring the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Services … Continue reading

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WA State bill threatens your right to know as a consumer

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Bill to be heard in WA State House Committee on Public Safety Tuesday! Remember those horrific pictures that workers employed at Darigold dairies risked their jobs to take to document animal abuse … Continue reading

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Darigold worker denied lunch break

A message from United Farm Workers: “A lunch break is one of these basic rights we take for granted — right? That’s not what this Darigold worker and his fiancé reported. Many times the only way “Juan”* managed to eat during his … Continue reading

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Darigold worker denied time off for emergency!

Trigger Warning for Suicide Ideations Can you believe this??  A message from the United Farm Workers: Fifteen days straight, 11 hours a day. Not a single day off. Milking cows, often without a break or time for even lunch. Brutal, … Continue reading

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UFW: Injured cows, injured workers.

A message from the United Farm Workers: “We’ve shared workers’ stories with you about the injured and sick cows at Darigold dairies. Sadly, these injuries also go for workers. Working with dairy cows is not easy. A dairy cow typically … Continue reading

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Darigold workers not provided clean water

A message from the United Farm Workers: “Can you imagine not providing your dog or cat with clean drinking water? That would be abusive, right? Well, for too many Darigold dairy workers, this is the daily reality they face, working an … Continue reading

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New ways Darigold is hiding the truth about your food

A message from the United Farm Workers: An increasing number of us want to know more about the food we eat. Were workers treated fairly? Is the environment harmed as a result of how crops were grown? Were animals treated … Continue reading

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The Darigold saga of abuses continues at a new location

A Message from the United Farm Workers: “Last month we told you about dairy workers from DeRuyter Brothers of Sunnyside, WA which supplies milk to the huge milk cooperative, Darigold. We shared how workers have been threatened with bullets, have … Continue reading

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