A new lawsuit alleges that the Subway tuna sandwich doesn't have any tuna in it at all.
Karen Dhanowa and Nilima Amin of Alameda County, California have filed a federal lawsuit saying the Subway tuna sandwich is "made from a mixture of various concoctions that do not constitute tuna."
The suit claims: "The filling in the products has no scintilla of tuna at all."
The pair claims that the sandwich giant scrapped real tuna to save money because the blended non-tuna product costs less. The plaintiffs want a judge to allow them to file the suit as a class action so that anyone can join the litigation.
A spokesperson for Subway says the claim is frivolous, telling the New York Post:
“There simply is no truth to the allegations in the complaint that was filed in California,” the spokesperson said in a statement. “Subway delivers 100% cooked tuna to its restaurants, which is mixed with mayonnaise and used in freshly made sandwiches, wraps and salads that are served to and enjoyed by our guests.”
Subway has had its share of legal problems. Last fall, the Supreme Court in Ireland ruled there was too much sugar in its sandwiches for it to be considered "bread."
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