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New Trader Joe’s in Colorado is target of Meat Without Drugs campaign

Consumers Union urges grocer to stop selling meat raised on antibiotics

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Help Get Joe Off Drugs, Colorado!

Hey Coloradans!  Do you love meat raised without antibiotics?  We do!  Come out this Valentine’s Day and help us show the love.  Together we’ll ask the three new Trader Joe’s stores in the Boulder/Denver area to stop selling meat raised on antibiotics.  Our Meat Without Drugs campaign is working to convince grocery stores – starting Continue Reading

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CU letter to Trader Joe’s regarding overuse of antibiotics in livestock production

For over a year, Consumers Union has been urging Trader Joe’s to be an industry leader by stopping the sale of meat and poultry raised on antibiotics

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CU joins others in message to Obama Administration: End antibiotic overuse in food animal production

FDA recognized as early as 1977 that nontherapeutic uses of medically-important antibiotics in livestock feed threaten human health.

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Consumer groups urge USDA to strengthen oversight of poultry

USDA should declare antibiotic-resistant strains of salmonella as adulterants

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Poll Results Infographic: Why is Trader Joe’s Ignoring Their Customers?

Click the image to download a full resolution PDF and read the details here  

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CR poll: Trader Joe’s doesn’t live up to its customers’ expectations on antibiotics and meat

Majority of Trader Joe’s shoppers agree grocer should stop selling meat and poultry raised on antibiotics

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Comments to the USDA regarding Country of Origin Labeling of Beef, Pork, Lamb, Chicken

In January of 2009, USDA published a final rule on COOL that covered Beef, Pork, Lamb, Chicken, Goat Meat, Wild and Farm-Raised Fish and Shellfish, Perishable Agricultural Commodities, Peanuts, Pecans, Ginseng, and Macadamia Nuts. Almost immediately, a number of countries challenged the COOL requirements for muscle cut meat commodities, saying that the US COOL regulations discriminated against the importing country’s product.

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CU urges National Organic Standards Board to discontinue use of antibiotics in organic apple, pear production

Poll: More than 80 percent don’t know or don’t think antibiotics used to treat disease in apple, pears

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Call grows for action on antibiotics in food animals

There’s been a growing call for action in recent weeks to address the threat to public health posed by the routine use of antibiotics in healthy food animals.  It’s no wonder given years of inaction by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and mounting evidence that the overuse of antibiotics in meat production is getting worse. Continue Reading

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