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USDA announces 15 organizations to administer the Farm and Food Workers Relief Grant Program

- General News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking an important step forward in furthering its commitment to farmworkers, meatpacking workers, and grocery store workers by recognizing their essential role in America’s food system.

EFI shares facts and figures during National Farm Safety and Health Week

- General News
According to statistics from The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), every day approximately 100 farmworkers suffer a lost time injury, with the total industry cost exceeding $8 billion.

Extreme heat inspires safety measures

- Analysis
As summers appear to get relentlessly hotter, some states are proposing new laws to mandate worker safety in extreme conditions.

Kwik Lok signs ethical charter for responsible labor practices

- General News
Kwik Lok has signed and endorsed the Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices, a collaborative effort adopted by the Produce Marketing Association and the United Fresh Produce Associations.