Wendy's is an American international fast food restaurant chain. As of March 1999, Wendy's was the world's third largest hamburger fast food chain with approximately 6,650 locations. In fiscal year 2006, the firm had $2.469 billion (USD) in total sales.
As You Sow has engaged with Wendy's on issues related to antibiotics and factory farms. Read more about our engagements with Wendy's below.
STATUS: Withdrawn; Company will address
BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that the company adopt a policy to phase out the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in the meat supply chain (including for poultry, beef, and pork). “Non-therapeutic use” of antibiotics is defined as: (i) administration of antibiotics to an animal through feed and water (or, in poultry hatcheries, through any means) for purposes (such as growth promotion, feed efficiency, weight gain, or disease prevention) other than therapeutic use or non-routine disease control; and includes (ii) any repeated or regular pattern of use of antimicrobials for purposes other than therapeutic use or non-routine disease control.
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