Subway Chicken — 50 Percent Chicken, 50 Percent Filler


By Dr. Mercola By now you may have heard the shocking news: Subway “chicken” may contain just 50 percent chicken.1 The rest is filler. As reported by Time Magazine:2 “According to tests performed at Trent University in Canada, the company’s chicken strips and oven-roasted chicken contained just 43 percent and 54 percent chicken DNA, respectively, consisting otherwise of soy and other filler ingredients.” Subway denies the charges and has demanded a retraction from CBC Marketplace, yet admits it is “concerned by the alleged findings.” According to Subway, its chicken strips and oven-roasted chicken contain less than 1 percent soy protein. “We will look into this again with our supplier to ensure that the chicken is meeting the high standard we set for all of our menu items and ingredients,” the company said in a statement.3 Popular chicken sandwiches from Wendy’s, McDonalds, A&W and Tim Hortons were also included in the testing. All, with the exception of Subway, tested as “mostly” chi
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