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Support Safer Food, From Field to Fork ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, farmers markets, food, business, ethics, pesticides )

Nancy
- 369 days ago - action.panna.org
Thirteen years of delay is just too long. The Worker Protection Standards designed to protect farmworkers from dangerous pesticides have languished in "internal review" since 2000, while farmworkers and their families continue to experience harm.
Take Action Now on Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, American Indians, indigenous rights, food, business, ethics, government )

Nancy
- 377 days ago - regulations.gov
The "Indian Country Food Safety Modernization Act Working Group" is asking tribes and those with Native agricultural interests to take action on proposed regulations that are being formulated under the Act.
Farm Worker Heat Safety Bills Go to CA Gov Jerry Brown. Send An Email NOW! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: farm workers, safety, prevention, protection, ethics, labor, corruption )

Nancy
- 682 days ago - action.ufw.org
Let's all do our part in saving farm worker lives. Could you please send a message to Governor Brown today and request that he sign AB 2346 and AB 2676 into law?
Farm Pesticides Linked to Deadly Skin Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: pesticides and melanoma, melanoma risk, skin cancer, farm workers, maneb, mancozeb, methyl-parathion, carbaryl, benomyl. ethyl parathion )

Judy
- 1571 days ago - alternet.org
Workers who apply certain pesticides to farm fields are twice as likely to contract melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, according to a new scientific study.
   

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