Subway accused of selling fake tuna in footlong fraud lawsuit

Subway accused of selling fake tuna in footlong fraud lawsuit

There might be something fishy about the tuna at Subway.

The chain is being accused of committing footlong fraud by serving fake tuna in its sandwiches and wraps, in a lawsuit alleging the fish is actually made witha mixture of various concoctions,” 的 Washington Post reports.

A new lawsuit alleges Subway has been selling fake tuna at select chains.

A new lawsuit alleges Subway has been selling fake tuna at select chains. (iStock)

The complaint, recently filed with the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California, allegedly testedmultiple samplesof the sandwich filling at independent labs. The reports allegedly indicated that the ingredient medley was blended together to 出现 to be tuna, 然而, there was no tuna or fish present.

An attorney would not comment on what exactly ingredients were found during the lab tests, 根据出口. Subway did not immediately return Fox News’ 征求意见.

Two plaintiffs are reportedly suing the sandwich chain under federal and state claims for fraud, intentional misrepresentation and unjust enrichment, among other offenses.

Two plaintiffs are reportedly suing the sandwich chain under federal and state claims for fraud, intentional misrepresentation and unjust enrichment, among other offenses. (iStock)

SUBWAY TO REMOVE CHEMICAL FOUND IN YOGA MATTS FROM ITS BREAD

Two plaintiffs are reportedly suing the sandwich chain under federal and state claims for fraud, intentional misrepresentation and unjust enrichment, among other offenses. The plaintiffs allege that they were lied to andtricked into buying food items that wholly lacked the ingredients they reasonably thought they were purchasing.

In a statement obtained by the Washington Post, a spokesperson for Subway insisted that the chain only serves real tuna.

Tuna is one of our most popular sandwiches. Our restaurants receive pure tuna, mix it with mayonnaise and serve on a freshly made sandwich to our guests,” said Katia Noll, senior director for global food safety and quality at Subway.

It’s not the first time the sandwich chain’s ingredients have been questioned by consumers. 在 2014, Subway made headlines for announcing the removal of the controversial chemical azodiacarbonamide, also found in yoga mats, from its bread products.

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