Fast-Food Chains That Use the Highest Quality Meat


With the only 'A' on the scorecard, Chipotle is the head of the class. It was the only company surveyed by the PIRG that both requires suppliers to track antibiotic use and publicizes


No surprise here that Panera is close behind with an 'A-.' Back in 2004, the chain was already debuting chicken raised without antibiotics on its menu. According to PIRG's report

Shake Shack

Shake Shack scored an A on PIRG's report from 2018, while the current report commends the chain for continuing to be a leader in the antibiotic-free beef Among national burger chains.


the chain said in a statement. "We use 100% American Angus Beef with no steroids, antibiotics, growth hormones, chemicals, or additives for all our burgers."


PIRG's Chain Reaction scorecard also gives a nod to B.Good, a Boston-based chain with dozens of locations in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Maine, New Hampshire


Burgerville, a restaurant chain in Oregon and southwest Washington, says its antibiotic-free beef comes from cattle raised in the Pacific Northwest. Its pork, turkey

Burger Lounge

Californians can find high-quality beef at all Burger Lounge locations, which gets its antibiotic-free and hormone-free beef from Grass Run Farms.

Elevation Burger

Virginia-based Elevation Burger also received a shoutout in the Chain Reaction scorecard. Its 40+ national and international locations serve up organic

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