McDonald’s to stop selling chicken treated with human antibiotics in US

McDonald’s to stop selling chicken treated with human antibiotics in US

Move comes in response to consumer demand for transparency

McDonald’s Corp. said on Wednesday that it plans to stop selling chicken treated with human antibiotics at its U.S. units, adding its enormous voice to the chorus of restaurant chains saying they will offer more naturally raised ingredients.

The company also indicated that it would work to curb antibiotic use in other food supplies, including beef and pork. And it said it would stop using an artificial growth hormone in milk, which is popular in the chain’s Happy Meals.

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