Today’s quick hits, December 12, 2018

Latest fast food moves in antibiotics (Bloomberg): McDonald’s will set reduction targets for antibiotics in its beef supply, following industry trends and its 2016 removal of certain antibiotics from its chicken products.

Real tree v. fake tree (AP): Per annual tradition, the Christmas Tree Promotion Board releases its ads promoting natural Christmas trees, attempting to reduce the number of Americans who buy artificial trees for the holiday season.

Community beats cattle CAFO (Kansas City Star): Near Kansas City, Missouri, community advocates received another win in a lengthy fight against a proposed beef CAFO that wanted to move in near the area’s botanical gardens. FERN covered an earlier stage of the fight.