Issues and Advocacy

Your Political Voice

Western Growers is on the front line in Sacramento, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. fighting on our members’ behalf. We never stop working to make sure you have what you need to produce the healthy food that feeds the world.

Farm Labor

The Labor Unions and “Groundhog Day”

2015 February 1.

The California Legislature is back for a new two-year session with dozens of newly-elected members and new leaders in both the Assembly and Senate.  Reporters and pundits are busy speculating about their agendas, what issues will dominate attention and the role Governor Jerry Brown will play in all of it.

Strength in Numbers

With your help, we continue to influence change, ensuring the industry’s stability and your success. We believe there is strength in numbers and together, our voice is powerful.


Food Safety

Listeria: Zero Tolerance or Low Levels?

2015 February 1.

For several years, food items other than fresh produce have usually been associated with listeriosis outbreaks.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), listeriosis is an important public health problem in the United States.

Invasive Pests


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