Subway Is Latest Restaurant To Get Rid Of Artificial Ingredients

Following in the footsteps of major food chains like Panera Bread and Taco Bell, Subway has decided to remove artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives from its food in North America by 2017, according to the AP.

What does this mean exactly? The banana peppers, for example, will get their hue from turmeric instead of from Yellow No. 5. And in the turkey, Subway will replace a preservative called proprionic acid with vinegar.

Here's what Ken Cook, President of the Environmental Working Group, had to say about the move:

We hope this trend never loses momentum!

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