Stephen McDonnell

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      Marissa Yennie
    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:CEO and President
    • Organization:Applegate
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    My Expertise

      Summary of expertise:
      Stephen McDonnell is the CEO and president of Applegate, the country's leading producer of natural and organic meats and cheeses. McDonnell can discuss the growth of the organic foods industry as well as sustainable farming and antibiotic-free animal farming. He founded Citizens Against Superbugs, which educates consumers about the dangers of antibiotic overuse in food animal production. All of Applegate's products are antibiotic and hormone free -- a standard above the USDA's definition of "natural." McDonnell regularly contributes on Twitter through @ApplegateCEO.
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      Prior media experience:
      Regularly interviewed about food labeling, organic food industry. CNN,, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Food Safety News.

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