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Report Ranks Antibiotics Policies at Fast Food Chains

Only Chipotle and Panera get an A grade on antibiotics policies and sourcing practices, and most other fast food chains fail, according to a report by the Friends of the Earth, Natural Resources Defense Council, Keep Antibiotics Working, Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, and Food Animal Concerns Trust. Chick-fil-a gets a B, while Dunkin’ Donuts… Continue Reading

Dunkin’ Donuts Plans to Phase Out Whitening Agent

In response to a shareholder request, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts is reportedly testing alternatives to titanium dioxide as a whitening agent in the powdered sugar used to top some of its doughnuts. Submitting the request was the group As You Sow, a non-profit foundation based in Oakland, CA, which focuses on environmental and… Continue Reading

Hepatitis A Warning in Peekskill, NY

The Westchester County Health Department announced Friday that the public health agency was providing free post-exposure hepatitis A treatment for customers of the Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins restaurant located at 422 Washington Street in Peekskill, NY.   Prophylactic shots will be provided to patrons who consumed drinks containing ice at the restaurant between April 1 and… Continue Reading

Dunkin' Donuts, McDonald's Caught Up In Recalls

Dunkin’ Donuts and McDonalds had to recall beverage products made with ingredients from the Plainview Milk Products Cooperative, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s weekly enforcement report shows. The report this week was again mostly dominated by the finishing up the recalls of ingredients from the now defunct Peanut Corporation of American.  We are not… Continue Reading