Latino food workers are at risk of contracting coronavirus at their jobs, which is not only a risk to their health but also to the nation’s food supply, according to a Hispanic civil rights organization. During an online news conference yesterday leaders of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) discussed the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on Hispanic workers in the food supply chain. They said virtually no personal protective equipment (PPE) is available to workers along the food continuum, from field workers in the fresh produce industry to grocery store workers who stock shelves. 

 

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