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heraldscotland
GMB hits out at Labour's 'mad' decision to ban frackingon the practice remains in place, in contrast to the pro-fracking stance of the
GMB hits out at Labour's 'mad' decision to ban fracking
heraldscotland / Posted 2 hours ago
on the practice remains in place, in contrast to the pro-fracking stance of the UK Government. Environmental group Friends of the Earth has stepped up their opposition to fracking ahead of the shipment's arrival, highlighting the experience... Read more
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Daily Record
First shipment of US shale gas to arrive in Scotlandon the practice remains in place, in contrast to the pro-fracking stance of the
First shipment of US shale gas to arrive in Scotland
Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
on the practice remains in place, in contrast to the pro-fracking stance of the UK Government. Environmental group Friends of the Earth has stepped up their opposition to fracking ahead of the shipment's arrival, highlighting the experience... Read more
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Daily Star
Britain’s most toxic regions and how air pollution is linked to brain damageheat means 'grim' future for humanity “There is no ‘safe’ level of exposure to
Britain’s most toxic regions and how air pollution is linked to brain damage
Daily Star / Posted 5 hours ago
heat means 'grim' future for humanity “There is no ‘safe’ level of exposure to particulate pollution.” Oliver Hayes, Friends of the Earth Now a top clean air campaigner has told Daily Star Online Britain is facing an air pollution... Read more
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The Columbian
Few fast-food chains improve on eliminating antibioticsand Subway stand out as exceptions, said Kari Hamerschlag, deputy director of t
Few fast-food chains improve on eliminating antibiotics
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
and Subway stand out as exceptions, said Kari Hamerschlag, deputy director of the food and technology program at Friends of the Earth, which helped compile the report. “There definitely are laggards out there,” Hamerschlag said. “We... Read more
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heraldscotland
US fracking firm supplying gas to Scotland ‘trashed environment’sites have suffered water contamination, spills, wastewater dumping and gas lea
US fracking firm supplying gas to Scotland ‘trashed environment’
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
sites have suffered water contamination, spills, wastewater dumping and gas leaks, as well as multiple health impacts.” Friends of the Earth Scotland argued that fracking should not take place in Pennsylvania or in Scotland. “It is completely... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
What’s in the meat at fast food restaurants?co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Reso
What’s in the meat at fast food restaurants?
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and Friends of the Earth. It seeks to sound the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics in poultry and livestock, typically “to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Doubts over future of TTIP trade deal between EU and USparticularly in Germany and Austria which have seen large-scale protests. Demon
Doubts over future of TTIP trade deal between EU and US
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
particularly in Germany and Austria which have seen large-scale protests. Demonstrators, including Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth, protested outside Friday’s meeting in the Slovak capital. The 15th round of talks on the TTIP,... Read more
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SKY News
Ex-Corrie actress chosen to succeed Jo CoxAffairs, Tracy Beaker and Hollyoaks. Ms Thomas contested the seat of Keighley
Ex-Corrie actress chosen to succeed Jo Cox
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
Affairs, Tracy Beaker and Hollyoaks. Ms Thomas contested the seat of Keighley in West Yorkshire at the 2010 general election, but lost to the Tories. She lives in Sheffield and until recently had been senior campaigner for Friends of th... Read more
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The Hill
Green group endorses in key Senate racesto the Cook Political Report; the Nevada and New Hampshire races are considered
Green group endorses in key Senate races
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
to the Cook Political Report; the Nevada and New Hampshire races are considered toss-ups. In the especially tight races, Friends of the Earth credited Cortez Masto, a former state attorney general, with her opposition to nuclear waste storage at... Read more
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Reuters
EU seeks to save Canada trade deal as prospects for deal with U.S. fadeas much progress as possible," she said. Outside the ministers' meeting in Bra
EU seeks to save Canada trade deal as prospects for deal with U.S. fade
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
as much progress as possible," she said. Outside the ministers' meeting in Bratislava, around 100 local trade unions and Friends of the Earth activists held banners, mostly in English and German, denouncing CETA and TTIP. On the other side of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU seeks to save Canada trade deal as prospects for deal with US fadeas much progress as possible," she said. Outside the ministers' meeting in Bra
EU seeks to save Canada trade deal as prospects for deal with US fade
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
as much progress as possible," she said. Outside the ministers' meeting in Bratislava, around 100 local trade unions and Friends of the Earth activists held banners, mostly in English and German, denouncing CETA and TTIP. On the other side of the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
EU seeks to save Canada trade deal as prospects for deal with U.S. fadeas much progress as possible,” she said. Outside the ministers’ meeting in Bra
EU seeks to save Canada trade deal as prospects for deal with U.S. fade
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
as much progress as possible,” she said. Outside the ministers’ meeting in Bratislava, around 100 local trade unions and Friends of the Earth activists held banners, mostly in English and German, denouncing CETA and TTIP. On the other side of the... Read more
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SKY News
Jo Cox successor to be chosen by Labour membersAffairs, Tracy Beaker and Hollyoaks. Ms Thomas contested the seat of Keighley
Jo Cox successor to be chosen by Labour members
SKY News / Posted 3 days ago
Affairs, Tracy Beaker and Hollyoaks. Ms Thomas contested the seat of Keighley in West Yorkshire at the 2010 general election, but lost to the Tories. She lives in Sheffield and until recently had been senior campaigner for Friends of th... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ex-Corrie actress Tracy Brabin among short-listed candidates to replace Jo Cox(Michael Crabtree/PA) She received 17,063 votes compared with 20,003 for Kris H
Ex-Corrie actress Tracy Brabin among short-listed candidates to replace Jo Cox
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
(Michael Crabtree/PA) She received 17,063 votes compared with 20,003 for Kris Hopkins, currently Northern Ireland minister in Theresa May’s Government. Thomas lives in Sheffield and until recently was a senior campaigner for Friends of the... Read more
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The Hill
GOP leaves Flint out of spending billArchambault said Thursday. "We have to make a change with this pipeline." GRE
GOP leaves Flint out of spending bill
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Archambault said Thursday. "We have to make a change with this pipeline." GREENS ENDORSE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE SENATE RACE: Friends of the Earth Action endorsed Democrat Maggie Hassan for Senate in New Hampshire, where both candidates have sought to... Read more
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Aliran Online
Malaysia needs to urgently beef up its climate actions, says environmental groupfollow the example of other developing countries which are taking climate chang
Malaysia needs to urgently beef up its climate actions, says environmental group
Aliran Online / Posted 4 days ago
follow the example of other developing countries which are taking climate change seriously, says Sahabat Alam Malaysia (Friends of the Earth Malaysia). With the adoption of the Paris Agreement, an international treaty for post-2020 climate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ERA Condemns Government Agencies Over Bayelsa, Rivers TremorsYenagoa — Two months after the earth tremors in Bayelsa and Rivers states, the
ERA Condemns Government Agencies Over Bayelsa, Rivers Tremors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Yenagoa — Two months after the earth tremors in Bayelsa and Rivers states, the Environmental Rights Action and Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has lambasted relevant authorities for failing to probe their causes. Communities such as Mbiama... Read more
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Eu Business
Half of EU citizens could produce renewable electricity - joint NGO study — EUbusiness.comUnion's electricity needs by 2050 – as part of a democratised energy system. M
Half of EU citizens could produce renewable electricity - joint NGO study — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 4 days ago
Union's electricity needs by 2050 – as part of a democratised energy system. Molly Walsh, community power campaigner for Friends of the Earth Europe, said: "This shows that people have the power to revolutionise Europe's energy system, reclaiming... Read more
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The Hill
Panel votes to extend nuclear power tax creditthe cleanup, do the insurance, cover all of the losses and it only wants the pr
Panel votes to extend nuclear power tax credit
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
the cleanup, do the insurance, cover all of the losses and it only wants the profits,” said Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas). Friends of the Earth called the bill a bailout for the nuclear industry. “The nuclear industry is incapable of building new... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chainswere really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chains
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
were really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted new policies,” said Kari Hamerschlag of Friends of the Earth in Berkeley, one of the report’s authors, who attributes the changes to both consumer and shareholder... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Is your favorite restaurant serving you too many antibiotics?according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Chain Reactio
Is your favorite restaurant serving you too many antibiotics?
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Chain Reaction II report was compiled by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Food Animal Concerns Trust, Friends of the Earth, Consumers United and the Center for Fo... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Is your favorite restaurant serving you too many antibiotics?according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Chain Reactio
Is your favorite restaurant serving you too many antibiotics?
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Chain Reaction II report was compiled by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Food Animal Concerns Trust, Friends of the Earth, Consumers United and the Center for Fo... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Is your favorite restaurant serving you too many antibiotics?according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Chain Reactio
Is your favorite restaurant serving you too many antibiotics?
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Chain Reaction II report was compiled by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Food Animal Concerns Trust, Friends of the Earth, Consumers United and the Center for Fo... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Is your favorite restaurant serving you too many antibiotics?according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Chain Reactio
Is your favorite restaurant serving you too many antibiotics?
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Chain Reaction II report was compiled by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Food Animal Concerns Trust, Friends of the Earth, Consumers United and the Center for Fo... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Report grades how top restaurants source meatthe problem. Subway and Chick-fil-A both received “B” grades on the scorecard,
Report grades how top restaurants source meat
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
the problem. Subway and Chick-fil-A both received “B” grades on the scorecard, which is a collaboration between Friends of the Earth, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union, Food Animal Concerns Trust, Keep Antibiotics... Read more
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Newsmax
Fossil Fuel Donations Question Sincerity of Clinton's Green Agendafossil fuel executives and lobbyists out of her administration," Benjamin Schre
Fossil Fuel Donations Question Sincerity of Clinton's Green Agenda
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
fossil fuel executives and lobbyists out of her administration," Benjamin Schreiber, spokesman for the environmental group Friends of the Earth Action told the Times. "The climate crisis is too dire to continue leaning on the oil and gas industry... Read more
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Daily Mail
How much antibiotics is in YOUR burger?Rate on Reducing Use of Antibiotics in Their Meat Supply - was compiled by Cons
How much antibiotics is in YOUR burger?
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Rate on Reducing Use of Antibiotics in Their Meat Supply - was compiled by Consumers Union, the Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth, Food Animal Concerns Trust, and the Natural Resources Defense Council. A driving force behind the... Read more
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Newsmax
Chipotle, Panera Lead Antibiotic-Free Trendfindings: Research for the report was compiled by the Natural Resources Defens
Chipotle, Panera Lead Antibiotic-Free Trend
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
findings: Research for the report was compiled by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Food Animal Concerns Trust, Friends of the Earth, Consumers Union, and Center for Food Safety. Steven Roach, food safety program director of Food Animal... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chainswere really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chains
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
were really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted new policies,” said Kari Hamerschlag of Friends of the Earth in Berkeley, one of the report’s authors, who attributes the changes to both consumer and shareholder... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chainswere really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chains
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
were really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted new policies,” said Kari Hamerschlag of Friends of the Earth in Berkeley, one of the report’s authors, who attributes the changes to both consumer and shareholder... Read more
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The Washington Times
Hillary Clinton’s donations from fossil fuels sector irks environmentalistscrisis is too dire to continue leaning on the oil and gas industry for solution
Hillary Clinton’s donations from fossil fuels sector irks environmentalists
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
crisis is too dire to continue leaning on the oil and gas industry for solutions,” said Benjamin Schreiber, spokesman for Friends of the Earth Action, an environmental group that endorsed Sen. Bernard Sanders early in the Democratic presidential... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Reso
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and Friends of the Earth. It seeks to sound the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics in poultry and livestock, typically “to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Which fast-food chains served the meat, held the antibiotics?and Subway stand out as exceptions, said Kari Hamerschlag, deputy director of t
Which fast-food chains served the meat, held the antibiotics?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
and Subway stand out as exceptions, said Kari Hamerschlag, deputy director of the food and technology program at Friends of the Earth, which helped compile the report. “There definitely are laggards out there,” Hamerschlag said. “We... Read more
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The Morning Call
Which fast-food chains served the meat, held the antibiotics?and Subway stand out as exceptions, said Kari Hamerschlag, deputy director of t
Which fast-food chains served the meat, held the antibiotics?
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
and Subway stand out as exceptions, said Kari Hamerschlag, deputy director of the food and technology program at Friends of the Earth, which helped compile the report. “There definitely are laggards out there,” Hamerschlag said. “We... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Reso
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 5 days ago
co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and Friends of the Earth. It seeks to sound the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics in poultry and livestock, typically “to... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Sixteen chain restaurants get F grades for meat supplyco-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Reso
Sixteen chain restaurants get F grades for meat supply
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and Friends of the Earth. It seeks to sound the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics in poultry and livestock, typically “to... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Reso
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and Friends of the Earth. It seeks to sound the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics in poultry and livestock, typically "to... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Reso
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and Friends of the Earth. It seeks to sound the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics in poultry and livestock, typically “to... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Reso
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and Friends of the Earth. It seeks to sound the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics in poultry and livestock, typically “to... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Over 700,000 People Tell Government to Block Seed Mergersjoining the call to block these mega-mergers include SumofUs, Food & Water Watc
Over 700,000 People Tell Government to Block Seed Mergers
CommonDreams.org / Posted 5 days ago
joining the call to block these mega-mergers include SumofUs, Food & Water Watch, Sierra Club, Pesticide Action Network, Friends of the Earth, Center for Food Safety, Organic Seed Alliance, Rural Advancement Foundation International and Clif Bar... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Drone video implicates Indonesian palm oil company in haze firesorganisations in Riau - WWF Indonesia's Tesso Nilo Programme, Jikalahari (Fores
Drone video implicates Indonesian palm oil company in haze fires
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
organisations in Riau - WWF Indonesia's Tesso Nilo Programme, Jikalahari (Forest Rescue Network Riau) and Walhi Riau (Friends of the Earth Indonesia). It was launched in December 2004 to investigate the state of Riau's forests and those who... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Reso
Does your favorite restaurant serve too many antibiotics?
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and Friends of the Earth. It seeks to sound the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics in poultry and livestock, typically “to... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chainswere really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chains
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
were really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted new policies,” said Kari Hamerschlag of Friends of the Earth in Berkeley, one of the report’s authors, who attributes the changes to both consumer and shareholder... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Which fast food places score best on antibioticsco-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the National Res
Which fast food places score best on antibiotics
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the National Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and Friends of the Earth. It seeks to sound the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics in poultry and livestock, typically “to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chainswere really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chains
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
were really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted new policies,” said Kari Hamerschlag of Friends of the Earth in Berkeley, one of the report’s authors, who attributes the changes to both consumer and shareholder... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chainswere really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted
Report praises Subway, Chipotle, Panera over antibiotics rules; fails many chains
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
were really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted new policies,” said Kari Hamerschlag of Friends of the Earth in Berkeley, one of the report’s authors, who attributes the changes to both consumer and shareholder... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Chipotle, Panera lauded over antibiotics rules; many chains failwere really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted
Chipotle, Panera lauded over antibiotics rules; many chains fail
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
were really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted new policies,” said Kari Hamerschlag of Friends of the Earth in Berkeley, one of the report’s authors, who attributes the changes to both consumer and shareholder... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
What's really in the meat you eat?co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the National Res
What's really in the meat you eat?
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 6 days ago
co-authored by six nonprofit activist organizations, including the National Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and Friends of the Earth. It seeks to sound the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics in poultry and livestock, typically "to... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Which fast-food chains served the meat, held the antibiotics?and Subway stand out as exceptions, said Kari Hamerschlag, deputy director of t
Which fast-food chains served the meat, held the antibiotics?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
and Subway stand out as exceptions, said Kari Hamerschlag, deputy director of the food and technology program at Friends of the Earth, which helped compile the report. “There definitely are laggards out there,” Hamerschlag said. “We... Read more
30 related stories
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San Francisco Chronicle
Chipotle, Panera lauded over antibiotics rules; many chains failwere really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted
Chipotle, Panera lauded over antibiotics rules; many chains fail
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
were really encouraged to see that twice as many restaurant chains had adopted new policies,” said Kari Hamerschlag of Friends of the Earth in Berkeley, one of the report’s authors, who attributes the changes to both consumer and shareholder... Read more
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