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The international sandwich chain Subway is [suing / using] the Canadian broadcaster CBC [following / followed] a report that said the fast food giant's chicken was only [halved / half] chicken. The CBC reported on one of its [show / shows] that Subway's oven roasted chicken [contained / contents] only 53.6 per cent chicken, and that its chicken strips had [justly / just] 42.8 per cent chicken. The show claimed [the / a] rest was a soy filler. The researchers stated that [competing / completing] chains had considerably higher levels of meat in their chicken-based products. Subway announced: "We have issued a Notice of Action…[again / against] the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation that asks for $210 million in damages [over / above] allegations…that are defamatory and absolutely false."

Subway said it has made [several / numeral] attempts to dispute the claims [for / of] CBC. It said: "[Despite / Spite] our efforts to share the facts [by / with] the CBC about the high quality of our chicken and to [repress / express] our strong objections to their inaccurate claims, they have not issued a retraction, [was / as] we requested." It added: "We do not know how they produced [such / so] unreliable and factually incorrect data….Producing high quality food for our customers is our highest [prioritize / priority] ." A CBC spokeswoman said the corporation was [kneeling / standing] behind its investigation, its story and its reporters. She said: "We believe our journalism to be [sound / noise] and there is no evidence that we've seen that would lead us to change our position."

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