USApple Launches Online Game to Show the Importance of Ag Labor

March 10, 2022 U.S. Apple Association

The U.S. Apple Association today launched Apple Quest, an online game that informs players about the important role apple laborers play in the U.S. economy and the need for a stable, legal and reliable workforce. The throwback, 8-bit single-player game is at www.USAppleQuest.com.

Fyffes Targets Gender-Based Violence On International Women’s Day

March 8, 2022 Fyffes

Fyffes has chosen to focus its European donations allocation on charities that support women facing gender-based violence, including domestic violence, ahead of this year’s International Women’s Day. The company has donated just under €30,000 to charities that support female victims of violence.

New Bipartisan Coalition Urges Immigration Reform Ahead Of 2022 Midterms: ‘We Can No Longer Afford To Delay

March 7, 2022 AmericanHort

A diverse group of nearly 30 organizations announced a new coalition, the Alliance for a New Immigration Consensus (“ANIC”), to call for bipartisan legislative solutions on immigration and border security during the 117th Congress. The

Meatpacker Protection Bill Killed by Senate Committee

March 4, 2022 Jacob Newton, KELO

On a 7-1 vote, the South Dakota Senate Commerce and Energy Committee sent SB 145, ‘An Act to provide protection and workplace safety for meat and poultry processing workers’ to the 41st day of the session, essentially killing the legislation.

Fyffes Publishes Second Human Rights Impact Assessment and First Human Rights Report

March 3, 2022 Fyffes

Fyffes has published its second Human Rights Impact Assessment and first Human Rights report, covering the year 2021. The report outlines Fyffes Human Rights Due Diligence approach following the UN Guiding Principles framework. The second Assessment was undertaken by Fyffes using the risk assessment methodology that informed its first Human Rights Impact Assessment, conducted by BSR in 2019 and which included a deep dive in five countries: Honduras, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Belize.