Which Restaurants in the US Have The MOST Antibiotics In Their Meat!?
Why restaurants use antibiotics in their meat? In the US obesity has become an epidemic. And that’s a fact! Too many people are consuming an overabundance of calories, together with sugar, saturated fats and other harmful substances. All those substances are wisely hiding in the food. A lot of people are now making an effort to eat healthier. But the rapid life we live today gets in the way. Take away food often ends up being the easiest, quickest and sometimes even the cheapest option.
When it comes to antibiotics in the food, one collaborative new report recently ranked the 25 causal restaurant chains and largest US fast food based on their practices and policies. Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread, for a second year in a row, were the only two chains to recive an A grade.
Why Antibiotics In Meat?
I the United States, around 80% of the antibiotics are used in poultry and meat production. People use the majority of it on healthy animals in order to prevent disease in unsanitary conditions and support growth. The antibiotics overuse in food has resulted in a dangerous antibiotic resistance. Than became a major health threat.
At least 2 million Americans every year contract antibiotic-resistant infections. The American Pediatrics Academy explained the following: the antibiotics overuse in animals can make bacteria such as Campylobacter, E. Coli, salmonella, resistant to drugs that were before able to ward them off.
The F Rating of Antibiotics in Food
Agencies for Public health in the US have declared antibiotic resistance a top health threat. If take away food is your solution for free weekends or busy week day nights, you’ll definitely want to see which restaurant chains scored an F grade. That’s by the ranking on their antibiotic practices and policies:
- Dunkin’ Donuts
- Olive Garden
- Jack In The Box
- Burger King
- Domino’s Pizza
- Little Caesars
- Buffalo Wild Wings
- Dairy Queen
Why the majority of these restaurants have F ratings?
- They don’t have disclosed policy on antibiotics use in their poultry and meat.
- These restaurant chains have policies that allow the routine and continuous use of antibiotics in the production of the meat they actually serve.
- They continue to keep customers in the dark about their meat sourcing policies
- These restaurants refuse to respond on requests for information regarding their antibiotics practices and policies
The A Rating in Antibiotics In Food
This year, only two restaurants have A rating. If you’re having one of those days where fast food is your easiest and quickest solution, you might want to choose Chipotle or Panera Bread. These two restaurants are the only chains that offer an array of meat options produced without the continious antibiotic use.
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