Petition Prompts Bojangles’ To Phase Out Use Of Antibiotics In It’s Chicken

 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Bojangles’ says it is phasing out the use of chickens raised on antibiotics.

The move comes after activists delivered a petition containing more than 12,000 signatures to the Bojangles’ headquarters asking the restaurant to eliminate the routine use of antibiotics in its meat supply chain.

A spokesman says talks with suppliers leads Bojangles’ to believe progress is being made toward eliminating the use of antibiotics by 2020.