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Meg Bohne

Campaign Organizer

A seasoned community activist, advocate and organizer, Meg has spent the past decade working to educate and mobilize the public on issues relating to public health and consumer protection. With Consumers Union since 2007, she has been involved in campaigns for safer prescription drugs, accessible and affordable health care, and food and product safety.

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The biggest culprits of foodborne illness

Hershey’s Milk Chocolate and Kisses To Go Non-GM

Should We Continue to Feed Antibiotics to Livestock?

A Bug in the System

CU Supports GE Food Right-to-Know Act

New bill would create a federal standard for the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods

Congressmembers, ‘Top Chef’ judge join forces on GMO labeling bill

Consumers deserve to know basic facts about the food they’re buying, say three members of Congress who introduced a bill today that would require the labeling of genetically engineered products. The GE Food Right to Know Act was revealed at a press event today by Senators Barbara Boxer and Richard Blumenthal and Representative Peter Defazio, along with Tom Continue Reading

Racy Carl’s Jr. Super Bowl commercial features new no-antibiotics burger

Burger chain Carl’s Jr. touted the newest addition to its menu – an ‘All-Natural’ burger – with a risqué commercial during the Super Bowl.   The burger is made with beef from grass fed, free-range cattle given no antibiotics or hormones, and is the first of its kind to be offered by a major fast food chain. Continue Reading

Consumer Group Calls On McDonald’s: Help Save Antibiotics

Let’s Address the State of Food

Wendy’s removes soda option from kids’ meal