Update on Volkswagen Diesel Fraud Case

We filed an action in Butte County on May 17, 2018 with the intent of having a jury decide punitive damages. We would be the first party to bring the defeat device case to jury trial.  Peer reviewed studies proved thousands of people with lung diseases died from the fraud.  

 

Farm Bureau 'waving flag' on labor shortage

Posted by Lacy Fletcher on Monday, May 2, 2016 Under: Farm Bureau

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 21, 2016 - The head of the American Farm Bureau Federation says agricultural producers across the country need to “wave a flag” to alert government officials to a possible crisis caused by delays in processing visas for foreign workers who tend and harvest America's food crops.

AFBF President Zippy Duvall was joined by farmers and state agricultural officials from California, Georgia, Massachusetts and Michigan today in a bid to call attention to the problem with the H-2A visa program, which they say could result in abandoned crops, higher consumer prices for fruit and vegetables as well as economic harm to rural communities.

You cannot feed a hungry world without working cooperatively-NCFC

“These crops are not going to wait,” Duvall told reporters during a briefing at AFBF headquarters in Washington. “They are going to continue to mature and rot in the field if we don't do something.”

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