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News Release | U.S. PIRG | Public Health

Kentucky Health Professionals Send Kentucky Fried Chicken Clear Message: Serve Chicken Raised Without Routine Antibiotics

U.S. PIRG is sending a letter signed by more than thirty Kentucky health professionals calling on KFC, Kentucky’s fast food namesake, to commit to buying chicken solely from farms that use antibiotics only for the treatment of sick animals. The rapid spread of antibiotic resistance is quickly becoming public enemy number one among health experts worldwide, and Kentucky health professionals are urging KFC to join the fight to protect our life-saving medicines.

News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Democracy

Convention Funding Guide Tracks Money, Donors, Fundraising Rules

A snapshot of the sources of convention funding, what contribution limits and laws apply to convention fundraising, and the impact of large private contributors.

News Release | U.S. PIRG | Democracy

House Releases “By the People” Legislative Package

House Democratic leaders unveiled a package of democracy reform legislation as part of the “Stronger America” agenda. Titled “By the People,” the package includes proposals to overturn Citizens United and related cases through a Constitutional amendment, create a small donor empowerment program, disclose secret political spending, remove barriers to voting, and more. 

Open Letter Calling on Unilever to be Toxic-Free

An Open Letter to the CEO of Unilever calling on the company to Pledge to be Toxic-Free

Open Letter Calling on L’Oreal to be Toxic-Free

An Open Letter to the CEO of L’Oreal calling on the company to Pledge to be Toxic-Free


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