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McDonald’s* Moo-ves on from Routine Antibiotic Use in Beef

McDonald’s made its meals happier this week by announcing the formal adoption of a policy to restrict medically important antibiotic use in its beef supply chain. McDonald’s will begin by monitoring antibiotic use in its top ten beef sourcing markets across the globe and use that data to set reduction targets for reducing on-farm medically important antibiotic use by the end of 2020.

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Shareholder Support for Green Century’s Antibiotic Use Shareholder Proposal at Darden Restaurants* Increases from Previous Year

Contact: Marissa LaFave, Green Century Capital Management, mlafave@greencentury.com, (617) 482-0800 ORLANDO, September 27, 2017 – At its annual shareholder meeting last week, Darden Restaurants, Inc.* (NYSE: DRI), the largest casual dining operator in the U.S. and Canada and owner of Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse faced pressure from shareholders for a second year in a row…

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Information for Darden Restaurants* (DRI) Shareholders Regarding Green Century’s 2017 Antibiotic Use Shareholder Proposal

Press Release Contact: Marissa LaFave, Green Century Capital Management, mlafave@greencentury.com, (617) 482-0800 BOSTON, August 10, 2017 – Green Century is seeking support for its shareholder proposal requesting that Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI) adopt a policy to phase out routine uses of medically important antibiotics in its meat supply chain. The proposal focuses on the mitigation of the…

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Green Century Pulls Proposal after Starbucks* Agrees to Eliminate Routine Antibiotic Use in Poultry

Contact: Alex DeBlois, Green Century Capital Management, adeblois@greencentury.com, 617-482-0800 BOSTON, February 7, 2017 — Today, the Green Century Balanced Fund (Green Century) announced that it has withdrawn its shareholder proposal from Starbucks in recognition of the company agreeing to serve only poultry raised without the routine use of medically important antibiotics in its U.S. locations by 2020. In early September 2016,…

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After Successful Dialogue, Green Century Withdraws Jack in the Box* Antibiotics Overuse Proposal

Move comes after implementation of enhanced animal welfare policy Contact: Alex DeBlois, Green Century Capital Management, adeblois@greencentury.com, 617-482-0800 BOSTON, December 22, 2016 – Today, the Green Century Equity Fund (Green Century) announced that after successful dialogue, it has withdrawn its shareholder proposal from Jack in the Box, Inc., owner of Jack in the Box and Qdoba Mexican Eats, after the…

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