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Nestlé Plan Aims to Reduce Risk of Worker Abuse by Seafood Suppliers

Nestlé S.A. plans to start cracking down on slavery and other human rights and labor abuses identified during a recent year-long investigation. The Swiss transnational food and beverage company announced the plan on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. These abuses involve poor migrant workers from Asian countries who are reportedly sold or induced into virtual slavery… Continue Reading

An Earth Day Suggestion to Protect our Planet, Farmworkers and Families

Opinion

(This was published April 22, 2014, on The Hill’s Congress blog and is reposted here with permission of the author.) Each Earth Day, we are inundated by advertising and other pronouncements with ways to help protect our planet. But one step – curbing the use of toxic and harmful pesticides in agriculture – would help… Continue Reading