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Lawmaker pushes measure protecting farmers, farmworkers from harmful chemicals

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A lawmaker has sought the passage of a bill seeking to provide firmer guidelines on the protection of farmers and farmworkers.

Deputy Speaker and AAMBIS-OWA Party-list Sharon Garin asked the House Committee on Agriculture and Food to prioritize the passage of House Bill 6279 or the Farm Workers Protection Act.

Our farm workers are the ones heavily affected by the adverse effects of exposure to harmful chemicals, she said.

 

See full article at Manila Bulletin

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