On June 7th I wrote about the death of Maria Jimenez, a 17 year old undocumented laborer, who died while tending vines in a field partially owned by wine bad boy, Fred Franzia of Two Buck Chuck fame. In spite of petitions and phone calls corporate giant Trader Joe’s refused to use their leverage to urge safer working conditions farmworkers.
The hot summer temperatures continue and to this date 6 farmworkers have died.
We eat the food that farmworkers suffer to put on our tables. No one should die so that we have cheap food.
An email, even if you live out of state, lets the California legislature know that the country is watching.
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