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The Latest On: Pesticides

April 15, 2015 | Blog Post

11 Bee Facts That Will Have You Buzzing

Bees do more than just produce honey, which is why Earthjustice is in court fighting for the survival of the bees, the beekeeping industry—and our nation’s food supply.

April 2, 2015 | Blog Post

Strengthen Protections for Those Who Help Grow Our Food

We live in one of the richest nations on earth, but nearly 3 million agricultural workers who cultivate and harvest our food lack the basic protections they need to keep themselves and their families safe from harmful pesticides.

March 31, 2015 | Blog Post

Today is Cesar Chavez Day

Today we are honoring Cesar Chavez, an American farmworker, civil rights activist and labor leader that co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) with Dolores Huerta.

March 30, 2015 | Blog Post

EPA Fails Farmworkers, Again

As Farmworker Awareness Week draws to a close, the EPA has once again shuffled its papers and announced that it will do next to nothing to further protect farmworkers and their families from chlorpyrifos, a dangerous neurotoxic pesticide.

March 23, 2015 | Video

Pesticide Lake: The Poisoning of the Workers of Apopka

Every day, crop dusters spray a witch’s brew of toxic pesticides on farmworkers in the United States. One of the communities that has been impacted is Lake Apopka, Florida. This video tells their story.


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