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October 10, 2017

San Francisco grocers subject to new meat/poultry reporting

Lawmakers in the Golden Gate City want to close the door on unnecessary antibiotic use in livestock, so they’ve unanimously OK’d a local ordinance requiring large retailers to annually report on¬†antibiotics used by their meat and poultry suppliers.

The local law is the first of its kind in the country, according to the man who proposed it, San Francisco’s 8th District Supervisor Jeff Sheehy. Though the ordinance only applies to about 120 grocery stores – all in San Francisco – its reach is much broader. Read more

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