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Advocates urge House Farm Bill leaders to protect and strengthen anti-hunger and climate spending programs, include worker protections
EWG applauds the inclusion of funds for Covid-19 protections for farm and food workers in the pandemic relief package congressional leaders agreed to on Sunday. The package, which awaits a final vote...
The following is a statement from Scott Faber, EWG's senior vice president for government affairs, on the Covid-19 relief package released today by a bipartisan group of senators.
The following is a statement from Scott Faber, EWG's senior vice president for government affairs, on the COVID-19 relief package released today by Senate Republicans.
The following is a statement from Scott Faber, EWG's senior vice president of government affairs, on the COVID-19 relief package released today by Senate Republicans.
Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a $19 billion COVID-19 farm and food relief initiative, including $16 billion in direct payments to farmers. These new payments come on top of at...
The following is the statement of Scott Faber, EWG's senior vice president of government affairs, on Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue's May 5 letter on meatpacker expectations.
EWG: Without Worker Protections, Trump’s Planned Order To Keep Meat Plants Open During Pandemic Could Be a Death Sentence
President Donald Trump signed an executive order today declaring meat-processing plants essential infrastructure and allowing the Agriculture Department to use the Defense Production Act to force them...
The Trump administration will no longer pursue plans allowing farm operators to let minors spray toxic pesticides on crops.
The White House's just-released list of planned environmental and public health rollbacks includes letting high-school-age kids spray brain-damaging pesticides on commercial farms.
The Trump administration's just-released regulatory roadmap leaves no stone unturned when it comes to rolling back safeguards designed to protect children, families and workers from exposure to...
A farm worker and a horticultural assistant who both developed cancer after being exposed to Monsanto's glyphosate weed killer have filed separate lawsuits against the company.