Tag Archives: National Consumer’s League

A Modern Day Assault on Childhood

With no child labor laws in place, poor working conditions, abuses, injuries and even deaths were commonplace throughout the late 19th century. Children risked their health, were not educated, and lost their childhoods while working 12 to 18 hour days … Continue reading

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American Farms: Idyllic, But Sometimes Unsafe

September 19-26 marks the 67th Anniversary of National Farm Safety and Health Week, a time to reflect and consider how to improve working conditions on America’s farms, fields and orchards. According to the National Consumers League, agriculture is among the … Continue reading

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