Subway: Poor

Fast food isn’t worth the needless suffering of billions of chickens

The Pecking Order grades global fast food giants against three criteria for chicken welfare.

Here’s how Subway stacks up:


Fair: Subway has made robust commitments to improve chicken welfare in the US but not in any other countries.


Fair: Subway has robust timebound targets, but only for the US.


Failing: Subway does not report on its progress towards better chicken welfare.

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Fast food is failing

Our comprehensive report has revealed the shocking lack of commitment or care by these billion-dollar global fast-food companies. The ruthless exploitation of chickens for profit is unacceptable