Black-owned grocery opens to serve small Delta town – Mississippi Today

WEBB — Marquitrice Mangham didn’t just want to create the grocery store her hometown desperately needed. She wanted to bolster the Delta’s long-struggling food system. Enter Farmacy Marketplace: A neighborhood grocer that isn’t just the first store in decades to offer Webb shoppers fresh meat and produce, but also a steady…

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‘Horrendous’: Company accused of employing dozens of children in slaughterhouses – Raw Story

One child interviewed by DOL investigators reported that they worked for PSSI starting when they were 13, cleaning machinery on the “kill floor” at one of the plants. The 14-year-old worked more than 18 hours per week during overnight shifts, and suffered a burn injury from the cleaning chemicals they…

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Landmark Law for Fast-Food Workers Passes on Labor Day | KQED

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed a nation-leading measure giving more than a half million fast-food workers more power and protections, despite the objections of restaurant owners who warned it would drive up consumers’ costs.California Lawmakers Pass Bill to Improve Conditions for Fast-Food Workers’We Made History’: Bill Gives Fast-Food Workers…

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The Poison Squad | Full Film | American Experience | PBS – YouTube

By the close of the Industrial Revolution, the American food supply was tainted with frauds, fakes, and legions of new and untested chemicals, dangerously threatening the health of consumers. Based on the book by Deborah Blum, The Poison Squad tells the story of government chemist Dr. Harvey Wiley who, determined…

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Herbs to Avoid During Pregnancy With Notes From The Dean – Witch University

This post is doing the rounds in Facebook, and where I applaud the efforts of women’s rights advocates to inform the public of these dangerous herbs, I would like to add some important information.As we know out here in the witching world, most political shifts are not about a specific…

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