BOULDER, Colo. | The Colorado-based food company Noodles & Co. plans to discontinue its use of antibiotics as part of a new campaign focused on fresh food.
The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/1Zj7uN5 ) the company said in a statement that it would also be pulling artificial ingredients from its menu, including flavors, preservatives, sweeteners and colors.
The fast-casual food company based out of Broomfield is looking to start using meat and poultry that is free of hormones and antibiotics by 2017.
Noodles & Co. already uses naturally raised pork and plans to introduce antibiotic- and hormone-free bacon this month, followed by steak and meatballs by the end of 2016.
The company was founded in 1995.
Information from: Daily Camera, http://www.dailycamera.com/