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Fast-casual ways to go antibiotic-free

By Anya Vanecek
Public Health Digital Campaigner

Consumers are standing up for public health by speaking out against the overuse of antibiotics in factory farming and as a result, the industry is changing. 

The following fast-casual restaurants have taken action to transition away from serving meat raised with antibiotics. By supporting restaurants with strong antibiotic free policies, we can help ensure that we preserve antibiotics for generations to come.

So, the next time you're grabbing a quick bite, please consider supporting the following chains, listed below both by name and the type of antibiotic-free meat they offer.

B7: Beef
B. Good: Chicken, Hamburgers
BGR: Hamburgers
Boloco: Beef, Chicken (dark meat only)
BurgerFi: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs
Cosi: Chicken
Chick-fil-A: Chicken (within 5 years)
Chipotle: Chicken, Beef, Pork
Chop't: Chicken, Beef
Carl's Jr.: The All-Natural Burger
Elevation Burger: Hamburgers, Chicken
EpicBurger: Beef
Farmer Boys: All-Natural line of Hamburgers
Flying Star Cafe: Chicken
GoodTimes: Beef, Chicken
Hannah's Bretzel: All meats
Illegal Pete's: All meats
Jason's Deli: All meats
McDonald's: Chicken (within 2 years)Noodles & Co.: Pork, Chicken (in CO only)
Panera: Chicken, Roasted Turkey Sausage, Ham (in salads and sandwiches)
Pret-a-Manger: Chicken, Beef, Pork
Protein Bar: Chicken
Red Robin: Hamburgers
Roti: Chicken
Shake Foundation: Hamburgers
Shake Shack: Beef
Shophouse: All meats
Soppraffina Marketcaffe: All meats
Subway: Chicken (2016), Turkey (2017), Beef and Prok (2025)
Sweet Green: All proteins
Taco Bell: Chicken (2016)
Tasty Burger: Beef
The Counter: Hamburgers
The Grove Cafe: All meat
UBurger: Hamburgers
Yasmine's Cafe: All meat 

Earlier this year, we helped push McDonald's to make a commitment that earned them a place on this list. Within 2 years, they will have phased out human antibiotics from their chicken supply. Now, we're calling on Subway to join its peers in committing to antibiotic-free meat--but we can't succeed without you.

Click here to add your name to our call for Subway to help save antibiotics and go antibiotic-free.

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