Health and Wellness : Study: Undocumented farm workers put food system at risk

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    Study: Undocumented farm workers put food system at risk

    ... “Right now, with the new administration, people are afraid to come out to go to work, and then you have the older generations of workers retiring, so you’ve got both hitting at the same time,” Garnica said, more than half his workers come in on H-2A visas for temporary farm workers, he said.

    Instead of getting tough with migrant workers, a new study by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future finds that the lack of legal protections for undocumented agricultural workers threatens both public health and a reliable food supply ...


    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news...-farm-workers-put-food-system-risk/100036382/

    Study: Undocumented farm workers put food system at risk

    Instead of getting tough with migrant workers, a new study by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future finds that the lack of legal protections for undocumented agricultural workers threatens both public health and a reliable food supply.
    usatoday.com


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    Bartholomew D Sullivan , USA TODAY


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