UPDATE 3/2 6:17 P.M. EST: Subway has shot back at the accusations, with company president and chief executive Suzanne Greco saying, "The stunningly flawed test by Marketplace is a tremendous disservice to our customers. The allegation that our chicken is only 50 percent chicken is 100 percent wrong." The sandwich chain also released their own study — that was conducted by TWO independent labs — that concluded there was less than 1% of plant protein found in Subway chicken samples.
Eat fresh…ly spliced chicken creature hybrids!
That's where our imaginations are taking us after a new study made some repugnant findings on the contents of Subway chicken.
A recent test conducted by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has found that the sandwich chain's chicken meat contains only about 50% chicken DNA!
The study was part of a larger survey that examined chicken items from multiple chains operating in Canada — including Wendy's, McDonald's, Tim Hortons, and A&W.
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While most of the meat from competitors was shown to contain 85 to 90 percent chicken DNA, the findings for Subway's oven roasted chicken were foully un-fowl.
According to the test, Subway's signature chicken contained just 53.6% chicken DNA — its chicken strips scored even lower, registering at just
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