Why Aren’t Federal Agencies Enforcing Pesticide Rules That Protect Farmworkers?

Reyes Saucedo, who is originally from Mexico, had tended to Mastronardi’s tomato, cucumber, and strawberry plants seasonally for about six years before the company—which sells its produce under the brand Sunset—hired her as a sanitation worker. According to a lawsuit filed on behalf of workers on June 1, a tomato virus hit the greenhouses just … Continue reading Why Aren’t Federal Agencies Enforcing Pesticide Rules That Protect Farmworkers?