The Viva Vine: vol #3, no #5: November / December 1994
Pushing fast food to go veggie
The operators of the Subway chain, Franchise World Headquarters, allows every outlet the
option of carrying up to five local options along with the standard menu. The "No-Fat Burger"
can be carried by any restaurant of the chain. Please call your local Subway franchise operator
and corporate development agent now. Let them know that you as a consumer would like to be able
to purchase the veggie option at your local Subway shop. The burger is also marketed at Publix
supermarkets under the name Boca Burger. It was found out that a whole shipment of 3,300 Boca
Burgers was sent to the White House recently. They had been recommended to the President and
First Lady by Dr. Dean Ornish, the best selling author who has pioneered techniques in reversing
heart disease through diet, spirituality and stress reduction. The burger reportedly is also
aboard Air Force One.
Also, keep those calls to Burger King coming. Call 1-800-YES-1800 to voice your strong
approval of a "Watlkins Glen"- style veggie burger, and that you would like the veggie option to
expand to the rest of the 5,800 U.S. Burger King outlets.
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