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On antibiotics fast-food report card, Panera, Chipotle get an A grade

On antibiotics fast-food report card, Panera, Chipotle get an A grade

Panera Bread and Chipotle Grill top the list of companies eliminating antibiotics from the meat they serve, while Starbucks and Subway were among the fast-food purveyors drawing failing grades in a report card issued Tuesday by a handful of advocacy groups.

Having a clear public policy with timelines and specific commitments largely separated the winners and losers on the first of what is expected to be an annual ranking.

Subway's F grade came largely because the company did not offer public details of any program and did not respond to the survey. Media reports have said Subway would begin addressing the issue of...

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