Following engagement with As You Sow, Denny’s has updated its Animal Welfare statement to include a policy disallowing the use of medically important antibiotics in its chicken supply chain, effective March 1.
Sanderson Farms, the third-largest producer of chicken in the U.S., announced this morning that it will eliminate the use of medically important antibiotics for prevention in its chicken production operations.
A pesticide-related shareholder resolution filed with General Mills, by corporate responsibility group As You Sow, received a vote of support from approximately 31% of investors at the company’s annual general meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Tuesday.
Today a California Superior Court judge in San Francisco approved a settlement resolving claims that have lingered for years over whether certain levels of lead and cadmium in chocolate require warnings under California's stringent "Proposition 65" law. The settlement was negotiated by non-profit consumer advocacy group As You Sow and leaders of the chocolate industry over the past year.