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We use plastic bags for everything, from carrying our groceries to carrying our lunches to bagging trash, and most of those bags don't get recycled. Instead, they end up littering the environment and harming wildlife. But you can cut back on bag waste. Read on to learn about making your city a Bag It Town.
Food Policy Action has released its National Food Policy Scorecard for the 114th Congress. Find out if the legislators from your state kept food safe, healthy and affordable.
Large factory farms regularly give massive amounts of antibiotics to healthy farm animals, and meat from those animals is then served to you at restaurants like KFC, Burger King and Dunkin' Donuts. It's time to tell them to stop! Check out Consumers Union's new antibiotic scorecard to learn more.
As owner and operator of over 1,500 restaurants serving over 320 million meals per year, Darden Restaurants is in a position to take major steps to reduce antibiotic use. Tell Darden: "No more meat raised with routine antibiotics!"
On September 17, 2016, Farm Aid hosts its annual concert in Bristow, VA. Since 1985, Farm Aid has raised more than $50 million to support programs designed to keep family farmers on the land. Dig in and support our family farmers by donating to Farm Aid today!
August 7-13, 2016 is National Farmers Market Week. The US Senate and House of Representatives will not be in session that week, so this is the perfect opportunity to invite your elected official to visit your local market and share the importance of farmers' markets to the nation's food system and to your community!
Poultry workers endure unsafe and unfair working conditions, including the routine denial of bathroom breaks. Tell the poultry industry that its workers deserve better!
A new USDA pilot program allows line speeds at hog processing facilities to operate at speeds too high to ensure food or worker safety. Tell Hormel to slow down the lines and make them safe!
Agribusiness has lobbied to enact ag gag legislation to prevent whistleblowers from exposing abuses that occur on factory farms. Learn more about these laws and the efforts to oppose them!
The FDA recently approved genetically modified (GM) salmon despite widespread opposition from scientists and consumers. Urge grocery chains to refuse to sell this risky fish!
While many consumers believe that meats and other foods labeled "natural" are produced without hormones, antibiotics, pesticides or GMOs, in reality, the label is virtually meaningless. Join Consumers Union in urging the FDA to fix the misleading "natural" label!
Wendy's is the only major fast food restaurant that has refused to commit to farmworkers' human rights in its supply chain. Tell Wendy's CEO to commit to the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' Fair Food Program today!
Major supermarkets mislead consumers by marketing factory farmed chicken as "natural" or "antibiotic free." Tell the supermarket CEOs to offer more humanely raised chicken at their stores!