Future of Food: Meat steps up its game

May 19, 2017

It used to be that only socially conscious chefs of a certain political bent used and promoted meat not treated with antibiotics.

Now everyone does it.

That’s mostly due to consumer demand, aided by the fact that, as of this year, the Food and Drug Administration has largely banned the routine use of “medically important” antibiotics, or those used to treat humans, on animals.

But if even giant chains like Chick-fil-A and Subway are selling antibiotic-free chicken, what are operators supposed to do to distinguish themselves?

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s moved to set themselves apart in 2015 with all-natural beef