The Covid-19 pandemic – worsened by the Trump administration's woefully anemic response – has taken the lives of more than 300 food and farm workers and sickened tens of thousands more, turning the...
Protecting our food and farm workers
Our food system is broken. EWG wants to fix it.
Food and farm workers live and work in conditions that expose them to pesticides and other toxic chemicals, dirty air, contaminated drinking water and inadequate healthcare. Exposure leaves them especially vulnerable to disease, and they have little to no protection from the coronavirus pandemic.
Something has to change. EWG is seeking state and federal solutions that will lead to safer conditions, better pay and healthcare.