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Farmworker Groups Ask for Prioritization in COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Workers in the agricultural and food production fields have been hit especially hard by COVID-19.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 26, 2020
Tyson Plant Managers Placed Bets on COVID-19 Case Numbers: Lawsuit

Meatpacking plants have proven to be one of rural America’s worst vectors for spreading COVID-19.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 20, 2020
What Does Agriculture Have to do With Zoonotic Diseases?

The way food travels from farm to table can have substantial implications on everything from... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 19, 2020
Scientists Develop Velcro-Like Strip That Can Detect Food Pathogens

New technologies to detect when food has gone bad, or prevent it from doing so,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 15, 2020
Smithfield Foods Cited For Failing to Protect Workers From COVID-19

The federal labor department’s Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it will fine Smithfield... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 11, 2020
Which Farm Animals Can Catch COVID-19?

COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives. But what about the lives of the animals... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 3, 2020
Peaches Recalled in Multiple States After 14 Hospitalizations

In the wake of a gigantic onion recall, another, slightly sweeter contamination has hit: peaches.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 27, 2020
Onion-Salmonella Recall Spreads to Pre-Made Food and Meal Kits

The onion recall has reached new heights. Or possibly new lows. It is a subterranean... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 21, 2020
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