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Wal-Mart urges suppliers to curb antibiotics, treat animals better
Wal-Mart urges suppliers to curb antibiotics, treat animals better

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is asking its U.S. suppliers to follow new guidelines on animal treatment and antibiotics, making it the latest in a string of companies to curb the use of antibiotics in animals. The Bentonville, Ark., company said Friday that the move, prompted by customer feedback, will give consumers more information about their food. “We believe it’s important to promote transparency in this process, helping to put our customers in charge of their food choices by providing clear, accurate information about food ingredients,” Kathleen McLaughlin, president of the Walmart Foundation and senior vice president of Walmart Sustainability, said in a...

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