Kari Hamerschlag

Olive Garden Chief Gets a Leadership Award, Even Though His Company Is Bad for Workers, Health, Animals and the Environment

The CEO of America’s largest restaurant chain, Darden, is being honored today by Nation’s Restaurant News for “outstanding leadership, solid company performance and dedication to giving back”—despite the company’s record of misleading the public and its shareholders about the quality, sourcing and sustainability of its ingredients.

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Olive Garden Gets F for Inaction on Antibiotics Overuse in Supply Chain

Responding to growing consumer campaigns and investor pressure, some of America’s top restaurant chains—including Subway, McDonald’s, and Wendy’s—have begun addressing the public health threat of antibiotic resistance in their operations and supply chains.

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