All UMass retail and residential dining locations including the newly renovated Blue Wall complex will be affected by the policy change on chicken

All UMass retail and residential dining locations, including the newly renovated Blue Wall complex, will be affected by the policy change on chicken.

UMass commits to all antibiotic-free chicken

Initiative expected to involve some 750,000 pounds of poultry annually.

Beginning in September, the University of Massachusetts Amherst Dining Services pledges to serve 100 percent, no-antibiotic-ever chicken in all of its retail and residential operations. The school said in its news release announcing the move that it is one of the first universities and the largest college and university foodservice program in the country to make this commitment. UMass is partnering with with vendor NatureRaised Farms on the initiative.

The decision was made foll

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