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Antibiotics in Orange Groves: Resistance for the Masses, Unknown Health Consequences for the Farmworkers

Orange trees in an orchard

 

Year in Review: Protecting Farmworker Children from Environmental Contaminants

New US Senate Bill Matches State Bills Seeking to Ban Chlorpyrifos

Farmworker sprays pesticide on field


By Sofia Carrasco 

MCN Stands Up for a Ban on Chlorpyrifos in Maryland

amy testifies for the ban of chlorpyrifos

[MCN's Amy K. Liebman prepares to testify in Annapolis in support of a ban on chlorpyrifos]

By Sofia Carrasco

In the Field: Training Parents as Community Health Workers to Protect Children from Environmental Hazards

Pesticide Poisoning in Monterey: 17 Sick Workers, No Violations

Farmworker girl coughs into hands

"I began crying because I couldn't breath and my vision was blurred," one unidentified worker said.

Farmworker has face covered for pesticide

"I had a severe headache, nausea, sore throat and numb feet," another employee said.

 

Medical-Legal Partnership: Helping Pregnant Agricultural Workers Avoid Pesticide Exposure with Aaron Voit, Esq.

Woman farmworker putting on scarf

photo credit: Alan Pogue

Farmworkers deserve protection from pesticides: Defend important regulations and take part in National Farmworker Awareness Week #NFAW2018

 

Children in the Fields: Environmental Protection Agency Reconsiders Minimum Age Protections

Child's face over bed of leaves - Illustration by Jessica Johnson

Illustration by Jessica Johnson

 

MCN's Rosie Sokas Urges Maryland to Ban Chlorpyrifos

What's New - MCN's Rosie Sokas Urges Maryland to Ban Chlorpyrifos

 

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