McDonald’s to Stop Selling Chicken Raised With Highest Priority Antibiotics Worldwide

Monday, September 4th, 2017

McDonald’s will stop selling broiler chicken treated with Highest Priority Critically Important Antimicrobials (HPCIAs), the chain announced last Wednesday. McDonald’s had previously achieved its goal of phasing medically important antibiotics out of its U.S. supply chain in 2016. HPCIAs’ are a group of medicines that the World Health Organization has deemed some of the most valuable antibiotics used today.

Are There Party Pills in Your Chicken?

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Unless you live in the party scene, or live an edgy lifestyle, you’ve probably never heard about ketamine. Scores of people had never heard the word until Bloomberg broke the story in June, revealing that ketamine had shown up in Sanderson Farms’ so-called “100 percent natural” chicken, arguably the most popular meat in America.

Report: Top Grocery Stores Get ‘D’ Grade on Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Monday, May 29th, 2017

America’s top 5 grocery chains, which have a 50% market share in the US, have been assigned a “D” grade by the National Resources Defense Council for the state of their antibiotic-free chicken offerings.