Subway Faces Pressure to Serve Antibiotic-Free Meats

August 26, 2015

An environmental group is turning up the heat.

The Natural Resources Defense Council, which works to “protect the world’s natural resources, public health, and the environment,” is taking Subway to task. The NRDC wants the sandwich giant to stop using meat that’s raised with the use of antibiotics, calling Subway’s stance on the matter “suspiciously silent.”

“Subway has been suspiciously silent on its antibiotic policies at a time when a flood of other industry leaders are stepping up to address the health threat of antibiotic abuse in meat production,” NRDC food policy advocate Lena Brook said in a press release. “If…