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Press Releases

Oct 9, 2017

Farmer Equity Act recognizes racial discrimination, enables state to identify barriers & provide much-needed support to farmers

“Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers” play an increasingly important role in food & farming system For Immediate Release: October 9, 2017 Sacramento, California – Earlier today, Governor...

Oct 2, 2017

Farmworker groups & thousands of Californians demand rapid and rigorous review of brain-harming pesticide

Legislators, health professionals and California residents urge speedy action on chlorpyrifos, pesticide found in air and on food For Immediate Release: October 2, 2017 Sacramento, CA — An...

Sep 20, 2017

Court of Appeal Rejects California's Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides

Ends State’s Practice of Rubber-Stamping New Uses for Neonicotinoids San Francisco, CA — The First District California Court of Appeal issued an opinion Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging a California...

Press Statements

Oct 13, 2017

EPA fails to protect farmers from dicamba drift

For Immediate Release: October 13, 2017 Earlier today, EPA released new restrictions on the...

Oct 3, 2017

Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California’s Interim Mitigations for Neurotoxic Chlorpyrifos

For Immediate Release: October 3, 2017 Earlier today, officials at the California Department of...

Aug 18, 2017

Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California Chlorpyrifos Announcement

For Immediate Release: August 18, 2017 Earlier today, California officials at the California...