Subway Becomes the Largest Restaurant Chain in the World

by Compassion Over Killing Staff

Restaurant ChainAt the end of last year, Subway became the world’s largest restaurant chain, beating out McDonald’s by just over 1,000 stores.

For many vegans, the “Veggie Delight” is a convenient and affordable dining option—when dashing out to lunch, for a quick bite while traveling, or even for parties.

And while it’s great to have this option, oftentimes, vegans, vegetarians, and those looking for a more healthful alternative are left wanting something “meatier” to go with their sandwich, such as vegetarian turkey, chicken, or ham slices.

As the largest restaurant chain in the world with over 34,000 stores worldwide and serving millions of customers daily, Subway has a unique opportunity to cater to the growing demand for healthful, filling vegan options and attract a number of caring consumers looking for a diverse range of meatless options simply by adding a meat alternative.

And as meat-, egg-, and dairy-free foods become more available, the positive impact on animals increases tremendously. That’s why activists across the country are working together to urge Subway to add healtheir and more humane options ot the menu. Here’s some simple things that you can to do get involved:

  • Leave a comment on
  • Contact your local Subway owner: Ask them to contact the company about adding meat alternatives
  • Join us on Facebook
  • Spread the word: Encourage friends, relatives, and coworkers to leave a comment on
  • Support us: Your generous contributions are vital to our work on behalf of farmed animals.

If you would like to get more involved or have any questions about getting more active in this campaign, please don’t hesitate to contact Compassion Over Killing. Just send us an email at or give us a call at 301-891-2458—and don’t forget to share your successes!