Why Are People Dying to Bring You Dinner? Farmworker Rights Still an Ongoing Battle

How fairly or ethically food is produced is often overlooked in sustainable food system discussions. Yet, farmworkers are dying every year from thirst and heat exposure due to lack of water or shade. Further, toxic pesticide exposure sends up to 20,000 farmworkers to the hospital annually.

http://www.alternet.org/food/154775/why_are_people_dying_to_bring_you_dinner_the_shocking_facts_about_our_food_system/