Meat here in the United States is severely over mass-produced and laced with antibiotics. However, when it comes to antibiotic use some restaurants are not as bad as others.
A collaborative food report has actually ranked the 25 largest fast food and restaurant chains here in the United States based on their policies regarding antibiotics in their food products. Some of you may be glad to hear that for the second year in a row Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread scored an A. With about two million American’s coming down with antibiotic-resistant infections every single year the antibiotic use in our food is an extremely big issue.
The scorecard these restaurants have been graded by goes from A to F. F being the worst and A being the best. What do you think your favorite restaurant scored as?
The following restaurant chains received a D or lower in antibiotic practices:
- Pizza Hutt
- Papa Johns
- Dunkin Donuts
- Sonic Drive-In
- Olive Garden
- Little Caesars
- Dairy Queen
- Jack In The Box
- Burger King
- Buffalo Wild Wings
Some of these places are family favorites, the dangers of antibiotics in our food is something we should not ignore. Convenience is not an excuse. For more information on the eleven of these fast food chains that received an F please take the time to watch the video below.