The international sandwich Subway is suing the Canadian CBC following a report that said the fast food giant's chicken was only chicken. The CBC reported on one of its that Subway's oven roasted chicken contained 53.6 per cent chicken, and that its chicken had just 42.8 per cent chicken. The show claimed the was a soy filler. The researchers stated that competing chains had higher levels of meat in their chicken-based . Subway announced: "We have issued a Notice of Action…against the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation that asks for $210 million in damages over allegations…that are defamatory and absolutely ."
Subway said it has made several to dispute the claims of CBC. It said: "Despite our to share the facts with the CBC about the high quality of our chicken and to express our objections to their inaccurate claims, they have not issued a retraction, we requested." It added: "We do not know how they produced unreliable and factually incorrect ….Producing high quality food for our customers is our highest ." A CBC spokeswoman said the corporation was standing behind its , its story and its reporters. She said: "We believe our journalism to be and there is no that we've seen that would lead us to change our position."