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Sign EPA petition: ban pesticide that harms children

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Home use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos was banned over a decade ago because science showed it harms to children’s developing brains and nervous systems — including reduced IQ and increased risk of autism. Yet use in … Continue reading

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Farm workers need these protections now

A message from PANNA (Pesticide Action Network of North America): “20 years is a long time. Yep, that’s how long it’s been since EPA first created the only rules protecting the country’s two million farmworkers from on-the-job exposure to harmful … Continue reading

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Demand more protections for farm workers

Farm workers are some of the hardest working people in our country.  They play a vital and indispensable role in our entire food system, and all of us depend upon their work to provide us with our food and nutrition. … Continue reading

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