Matt
Wellington

Director, Public Health Campaigns, U.S. PIRG Education Fund

Started on staff: 2013
B.A., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, Manhattan College
Matt directs PIRG’s public health campaigns, including campaigns to address the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant infections by stopping the overuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture, and to reverse the alarming increase in teen nicotine addiction by banning tobacco products marketed to kids. Matt is an avid outdoorsman and loves to play the drums and harmonica.

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STATEMENT: Board nominee urges McDonald’s to uphold unfulfilled commitment to reduce antibiotic use in beef supply chain

Food & farming

STATEMENT: Board nominee urges McDonald’s to uphold unfulfilled commitment to reduce antibiotic use in beef supply chain

In an article published Friday, Reuters reported that Leslie Samuelrich, who Carl Icahn recently nominated to McDonald’s board of directors, ‘is concerned McDonald’s has not followed through’ on its 2018 commitment to establish targets for reducing the use of medically important antibiotics in its beef supply chain. 

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