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December 5, 2014 | Feature

Pesticide Exposure in Muck Fields & Ferneries in Florida

No one else in this country faces a more poisonous, unregulated workplace than the agricultural worker. These stories of agricultural workers in Florida demonstrate the need for stronger protections.

September 6, 2019 | Legal Document

School Meals Nutrition: Amicus Curiae Brief

Under the Rollback Rule, school lunches could contain nearly 50% more sodium than scientists consider safe and only half the recommended amount of whole grains. Because the Rollback Rule threatens children’s health and wellbeing, AHA, APHA, FoodCorps, MomsRising, and NEA respectfully submit this amicus brief in support of Plaintiffs Center for Science in the Public Interest and Healthy School Food Maryland.

September 6, 2019 | Legal Document

School Meals Nutrition: Motion for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief

American Heart Association, American Public Health Association, FoodCorps, Inc., MomsRising Education Fund, and National Education Association — public interest organizations that, together, represent a broad coalition of advocates, scientists, parents, caregivers, and education professionals, all dedicated to promoting children’s health and well-being — respectfully request leave to file the attached amicus brief in support of Plaintiffs Center for Science in the Public Interest and Healthy School Food Maryland.

August 7, 2019 | Letter

Joint Letter to Gov. Cuomo: Ban the Pesticide Chlorpyrifos to Protect New York’s Children and Farmworkers

Over 80 citizen, agricultural, disability, environmental, health, and labor advocacy groups sent a public letter to Gov. Cuomo urging him to protect the health of children and farmworkers by banning the brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos. Representing hundreds of thousands of members and supporters across New York State, the coalition formed following the Trump Administration’s refusal to ban chlorpyrifos this July.

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