Take Antibiotics off your menu!!
Antibiotics have reformed modern medicine and yes, saved millions of lives worldwide. Unluckily less than 100 years on, we are on the edge of what the World Health Organization is calling – “post-antibiotic era” – due to the misuse and also overuse of these significant drugs in humans and in livestock.
That is the reason why Boston Common and also a $1 trillion coalition of 53 additional investors are taking action – calling on ten of the world’s largest food companies to end once for all the extreme use of antibiotics in their meat stock chains.
Probably many of you are aware of the fact that the ready-made meat is overloaded with antibiotics; still will give you a list of the worst restaurant chain delinquents.
This following list ranks the 25 chief US fast food and also restaurant chains; regarding their practices and policies when it comes to the usage of the antibiotics in their food.
Once again, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread are the only two chains that score an A grade.
Rendering to the CDC, up to 2 million Americans are contracted with antibiotic-resistant infections every year. The American Academy of Pediatrics is convinced that the extreme use of antibiotics in animals can create bacteria like E. coli, salmonella and Campylobacter tougher and unaffected by drugs; even if they were formerly capable to terminate them.
These restaurant chains earned F grades in the circumstance of antibiotic usage:
- Burger King
- Buffalo Wild Wings
- Dairy Queen
- Domino’s Pizza
- Dunkin’ Donuts
- Jack In The Box
- Little Caesars
- Olive Garden
In addition, watch the following video, it will provide you extra information about the restaurants that got an F in antibiotic usages: