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Legislators Propose Universal Free School Meals During COVID-19

Hunger, and especially childhood hunger, has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis. The federal government... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 6, 2020
The Country’s Most Productive Farmland Is Now One of Its Worst COVID-19...

On Monday, California Governor Gavin Newsom called the Central Valley “our biggest area of concern.”... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 5, 2020
Senate Republican COVID-19 Aid Package Includes $20 Billion for Farmers

Senate Republicans unveiled their new COVID-19 stimulus and aid package, a $1 trillion omnibus bill... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 30, 2020
Senators Slam Meat Companies’ Lack of Transparency

In late June, prominent senators (and former presidential candidates) Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker opened... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 28, 2020
COVID-19 Slams Washington’s Apple and Sweet Cherry Pickers

It isn’t just meatpacking plants that have been hotspots for COVID-19 to spread within the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 10, 2020
Families of COVID-19 Meatpacking Plant Victims Sue Tyson Foods

Meatpacking plants have become a focus of the fight against COVID-19. Working in one of... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 30, 2020
Bayer to Pay Over $10 Billion to Settle Roundup Cancer Cases

Bayer announced today a settlement to cover tens of thousands of individual cases accusing the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 24, 2020
China Bans Imports From Tyson Foods Plant, Citing COVID-19 Cases

On Friday, Tyson Foods announced a large volume of positive COVID-19 test results at one... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 24, 2020
Despite Their Title, Essential Workers Need Food Stamps More Than Others

You might assume that those workers designated as “essential” during the COVID-19 pandemic would be... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 20, 2020