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12/11/2018
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CHICAGO: Today, McDonald’s released a new policy to restrict medically important antibiotic use in its beef supply chain.  The company says it will immediately start measuring and assessing antibiotic use in its top ten beef sourcing markets. Then, by the end of 2020. McDonald’s plans to set targets for lower use of medically-important antibiotics. 

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09/27/2018
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Today, Congress set aside $5 million to renew the Open Textbook Pilot program for FY19, which gives grants to colleges and universities to promote adoption of free and open textbooks by professors. The program could save students up to $50 million!

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09/10/2018
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SACRAMENTO – California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the landmark...

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09/03/2018
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OAKLAND -- California’s flagship research university, with...

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PIRG In The News

The Daily Bruin

Students at the UCLA chapter of the California Public Interest Research Group, an advocacy group, traveled to In-N-Out Burger’s Irvine headquarters Saturday to deliver 82 petitions calling on the fast food chain to reduce the use of medically important antibitoics in its food production. 

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KKFX - Fox 11

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - CALPIRG chapters from all 8 campuses met at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Saturday to share new skills and choose future campaigns.

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The Daily Bruin

CALPIRG, a statewide student advocacy group is campaigning to have University of California campuses use 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.

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The Courier

Joined by Senators Al Franken (D-MN) and Angus King (I-ME), Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin reintroduced a bill titled “Affordable College Textbook Act” to “expand the use of open college textbooks" with PIRG Higher Education Advocate Kaitlyn Vitez.

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