antibiotics

Costco Chicken Going Antibiotic-Free

Costco, which sells 80 million rotisserie chickens a year, told Reuters last week that it will stop selling chicken and other meat from…

McDonald’s To Source Antibiotic-Free Chicken in the U.S.

On Wednesday McDonald’s announced that it will only source chicken raised without antibiotics for its U.S. restaurants by March 2017.

Panera Bread Shares Animal Welfare Progress

Panera Bread shared its progress on reducing antibiotic use and confinement for farm animals in its U.S. supply chain.

Largest School District In the U.S. Will Serve Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Children attending schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the largest school district in the nation, will soon be eating better…

California Governor Vetoes Antibiotic Resistance Bill, Critics Cheer

It seems like an unlikely scenario: California Gov. Jerry Brown, who has championed issues ranging from healthcare to environmentalism, vetoed a bill last…

Consumer’s Union Campaign Targets Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe's once again found itself the target of the Consumer's Union campaign, Meat Without Drugs.

Activists Ask Trader Joe’s to Say No to Meat with Drugs

Earlier this week a group from Consumers Union showed up at New York City's Trader Joe's at Union Square demanding that the grocery…

Court Orders FDA to Take Action on Livestock Antibiotic Usage

The FDA’s three-decades of inaction on antiobiotics took a fresh turn last week when a federal court ruled that government regulators must decide…

Honey! It isn’t Real!

Honey is supposed to be one of the purest natural foods there is. It shows a perfect balance of ecosystem services and man’s…

No Action on FDA Draft Guidelines on Antibiotic Usage – Why?

Last June the FDA released a report entitled  The Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing Animals, which was a draft guideline…

FDA Reports Alarmingly High Levels of Antibiotics in Farm Animals

Do you have any idea how many milligrams of antibiotics you take in a given year? Perhaps it might surprise you to learn…

The Latest, Greatest Tools for Health Care Reform: Soap, and Fewer Drugs

In recent history, hospitals have become increasingly successful at making people sick—or worse. Studies show that each year, 100,000 Americans die from medical…