New Rule Puts Limits on Pesticide Use Near Schools

New Rule Puts Limits on Pesticide Use Near Schools

First-ever statewide school buffer zone hailed as a step forward but more is needed, advocates caution Sacramento, CA – A new rule announced today designed to reduce acute exposure to hazardous agricultural pesticides for California schoolchildren and staff was...

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DPR blasted for weak mitigations on chlorpyrifos

DPR blasted for weak mitigations on chlorpyrifos

On October 3, 2017, officials at the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) issued recommended Interim Mitigations for chlorpyrifos to the state’s County Agricultural Commissioners. The mitigations are intended to reduce exposure to chlorpyrifos while...

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OEHHA Mulls Prop. 65 Status for Chlorpyrifos

OEHHA Mulls Prop. 65 Status for Chlorpyrifos

The next opportunity for the state to deal decisively with the chlorpyrifos problem is just around the corner - CalEPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has scheduled a hearing in November to decide whether to add chlorpyrifos to the Prop. 65 list of...

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#ThankAFarmworker #Thanksgiving

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From Our Hands to Your Tables: Sergio Ortiz says #SiSePuede to his union benefits and wants to thank the UFW, all his union brothers and sisters and everyone that is part of the movement. #WeFeedYou #ThankAFarmworker #Thanksgiving / Sergio Ortiz dice #SiSePuede a los beneficios de la unión y quiere agradecer la UFW, todos sus hermanos sindicales y a todos los que son parte de este movimiento. #WeFeedYou #ThankAFarmworker #Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving is coming - don't forget to #ThankAFarmworker !

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From Our Hands to Your Table: Have you ever eaten a cactus prickly pear? Yum. Let's #ThankAFarmworker like Alejandro who picks the prickly fruit for the company D’Arrigo Brothers. Here Alejandro shares how pleased he is with his medical plan. #WeFeedYou #Thanksgiving / ¿Han comida una tuna? ¡Que rico! Agradezcamos los campesinos como Alejandro quien cosecha esta fruta espinosa para la compaña D’Arrigo Brothers. Alejandro nos comparte lo satisfecho que esta con su plan médico. #ThankAFarmworker #WeFeedYou #Thanksgiving
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