Posts in Environmental Health
KFC Pledges to Eliminate Non-Reusable Plastic Containers by 2025, but ‘Leaves Giant Loophole;’ Company Makes Good on Antibiotics Commitment

KFC, part of Yum! Brands Inc., made two announcements today. One, commitmenting to eliminating non-recoverable or non-reusable plastic packaging by 2025. KFC also announced that it has fulfilled its April 2017 pledge to end the use of medically important antibiotics in its U.S. chicken supply.

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Court Establishes Guidelines for Chocolate Sold in California

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.

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