(January, 26, 2021, Washington, D.C.) Today, a coalition of animal welfare, consumer, public health, and environmental organizations called on grocery stores, restaurants and meat producers to reject the use of a misleading label scheme known as One Health CertifiedTM (OHC) and the standards behind it. The label was approved for use on chicken and turkey products in 2020 and is now being used by a handful of grocery store chains, including Aldi and BJ’s, and at least one restaurant chain.
ARAC in the News
WASHINGTON, DC (May 5, 2020)—Today the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (GW Milken Institute SPH) announced the launch of a new study that will begin surveillance te
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 31, 2019) – The Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC), based at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH), co-authored a report released by a coalition of public health and advocacy groups on Oct. 31 examining antibiotics use in the beef supply used by fast food companies.
Various consumer and public health organizations urge Wendy's to fight antibiotic resistance by joining its fast-food competitors and adopting a policy to end antibiotic overuse in its beef supply.