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This Human Rights Group Is A Model For How The U.S. Can End Slave Labor

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.10.2015 | Impact

A small group of workers in Florida began meeting weekly back in 1993 in a room borrowed from a local church to talk about how they could start improv...

Fighting Sexual Harassment in the Fields

Greg Asbed | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home
Greg Asbed

For too long, the industry responded to accusations of farm labor abuse with denial and opposition. But today there exists a better way forward embraced by the vast majority of Florida growers.

Something Is (Still) Rotten In Food Oversight

Al Meyerhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Meyerhoff

From spinach to tomatoes, E.coli to salmonella, despite public uproar, congressional hearings and industry promises, nothing really has changed but the bug and the vegetable (fruit actually).

Tomatoes Coming Off Of Some Menus Due To Salmonella Scare

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Top restaurant chains are taking some tomatoes off the menu, hoping to avoid the tomato Salmonella scare. ...

Salmonella In Tomatoes: It Wasn't California Or Florida

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tomatoes grown in California and Florida are safe to eat, according to U.S. health officials investigating a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 167...