Chick-fil-A announces plan to drop antibiotics from chicken

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February 12, 2014 6:59:16 AM PST
A popular American fast food restaurant wants you to "Eat mor chikin" -- without antibiotics.

Chick-fil-A Inc. announced plans Tuesday to use chicken raised without antibiotics in all of its restaurants within five years.

National and regional poultry suppliers are partnering with the company to stock up. Chik-fil-A wants these suppliers to collaborate with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to ensure the chickens do not receive any antibiotics.

According to Chick-fil-A's announcement, the move comes as a result of customer inquiries.

"Changes like these take time, but we believe this is the next step in honoring our heritage and our continued commitment to service and quality," the statement read.

Read more at CNN.com.

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