Posts Tagged "antibiotic-free beef"

Will McDonald’s Stop Serving Big Macs With a Side of Antibiotics?

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in Medical Rewind, News

Experts say the fast-food chain’s plans to go sustainable are a big nothing burger unless it commits to antibiotic-free beef. This month, McDonald’s announced that it plans to start transitioning to sustainable beef by 2016, with the goal of eventually making all of its burgers from sustainable meat. But the fast-food chain has yet to specify what, exactly, it means by “sustainable.” The company is working with the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, a stakeholder group that includes Walmart and the World Wildlife Fund, to come up with a definition, and expects to...

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