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Caribbean Agricultural Workers Keep Fighting for Compensation from Pesticide Exposure

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Agricultural workers who have long sought compensation for contamination from a pesticide banned in France but used in the country’s Caribbean islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe have finally had a day in court after a …

Migrant Farm Workers from Texas Allege Pesticide Exposure in Illinois

More than two dozen migrant workers from Texas allege they were sprayed with toxic pesticides while working in Illinois cornfields, according to a federal lawsuit. The workers, including teenagers, senior citizens and a pregnant woman, claim they were sprayed by …