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Subway sued over Short Subs | NEWSWARPED.COM

April 29, 2017

Subway sued over Short Subs

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Males have been exaggerating how many inches for centuries now Subway is getting in on the act.

In the US, two New Jersey men filed a lawsuit against sandwich giant Subway this week, claiming the world’s biggest fast-food chain has been selling foot long subs that don’t measure up.

Last week a photo posted on the company’s Facebook page of a foot long sub coming up short next to a ruler went viral.

At the time, the company issued a statement saying that the sandwich length can vary a bit when franchises do not bake to the exact corporate standards.

Stephen DeNittis, the lawyer for the plaintiffs in the New Jersey suit, said he’s seeking class-action status and is also preparing to file a similar suit in Pennsylvania state court in Philadelphia.

He said he’s had sandwiches from 17 shops measured – and every one came up short.

“The case is about holding companies to deliver what they’ve promised,” he said.

With 38.000 stores worldwide that adds up to a lot of bread and lost filling. Newswarped thinks that if a company is dumb enough to make an exact measurement a cornerstone in their key products name then they should suffer if they come up short. McDonalds got this sussed when they labelled their flagship burger a Big Mac. Big is not measurable it is subjective. Although they did have some issues for a while with the quarter-pounder before they spent a lot of money educating us that it was the pre-cooked weight.

America eh? got to love it. Nothing like a frivolous lawsuit to take peoples mind off the crap economy and sickos’ with guns running rampant.