Today, the California Department of Public Health released updated guidance on face coverings, requiring Californians to wear a face covering in high-risk settings and the use of cloth face coverings by the general public when outside of the house. Scientific research has proven that face coverings, in addition to physical distancing and frequent hand washing, will reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Californians must wear face coverings in the following situations:

Western Growers, United Fresh and the American Frozen Food Institute have teamed up to develop COVID-19 guidance for produce operations.

This guidance document provides useful advice and recommendations to help farm owners and operators prepare for seasonal operations including onboarding of seasonal workers, field and facility procedures, and shared/communal housing and transportation to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Work Place Regulations

Labor shortages and work place regulations are critical issues for our industry and our employees.

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