Subway, the fast food restaurant franchise with the most stores in the America (110 countries and territories), according to 247wallst.com, has promised to purchase and utilize antibiotic-free-only meat in its United States restaurants by 2025.
This news comes as MASSPIRG, along with other major public interest groups like the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), had been stepping up their pressure on the worldwide chain to make the switch.
“We just got the biggest fish,” said Mitchell Chapman, the Campaign Coordinator for MCLA’s MASSPIRG campaign. “[And] with Subway, their plan [starts in] a matter of months,”
The Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group, or MASSPIRG, is a non-profit organization that uses grassroots organizing, among other strategies, to influence and alter public policy.