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Old 06-19-2015, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Westwood, MA
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Subway did not help matters by using a chemical found in yoga mats and shoes in their bread either. Ugh.
Subway dropped azodicarboamide.

Anyway, what something is used if for or how hard it is to pronounce isn't what makes something dangerous. That's a scare tactic for people who don't understand chemistry that might get a few bad things removed, but will lead to people acting foolishly and make poor decisions in the long run.

Would you drink something that is found in sewage? Not if phrased like that, but you'd likely drink water. Would you eat something that is laced with 3,3′-Diindolylmethane, Sulforaphane, and indole-3-carbinol? They say you shouldn't eat food that has chemicals you can't pronounce. Lucky for me I took chemistry in college, because I like the occasional serving of broccoli.
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Old 06-19-2015, 09:33 PM
 
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Who really eats at Subway? Their food has always been bland.
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Old 06-19-2015, 09:48 PM
 
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Subway dropped azodicarboamide.

Anyway, what something is used if for or how hard it is to pronounce isn't what makes something dangerous. That's a scare tactic for people who don't understand chemistry that might get a few bad things removed, but will lead to people acting foolishly and make poor decisions in the long run.

Would you drink something that is found in sewage? Not if phrased like that, but you'd likely drink water. Would you eat something that is laced with 3,3′-Diindolylmethane, Sulforaphane, and indole-3-carbinol? They say you shouldn't eat food that has chemicals you can't pronounce. Lucky for me I took chemistry in college, because I like the occasional serving of broccoli.
Don't obfuscate with word games. You and I know both know we are all talking about chemicals which arent naturally in these foods and have no reason to be in the food supply period.
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Old 06-19-2015, 09:59 PM
 
Location: Living rent free in your head
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Wait till they have to start paying the help $15/hr. "twenty dollar foot long", just doesn't have the same ring as "$5 dollar foot long"
not true, labor is only part of the cost of a product. Doubling the price of minimum wage would probably increase the price of a sandwich by 12%-25%, so a $5.00 foot long would cost $5.60 to $6.25
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Old 06-19-2015, 10:28 PM
 
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I have never seen Jimmy John's advertise.
We live in the same general area as you, I believe, and Jimmy John's commercials are the most annoying thing on TV.
Here's one that is particularly annoying.

I prefer Chipotle for "fast food" but I do go to Subway on occasion. My preferred sandwich is on the cheapest tier, so that's something, I guess. I never did like Quiznos. And their
rat commercials seemed like the worst market strategy ever (using weirdo rodent-like things to advertise food?), but they were oddly hilarious.
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Old 06-19-2015, 10:41 PM
 
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Subway sandwiches are gross. They have these white and yellow rubbery discs, and I realized they are "eggs." Also, the chicken breasts are not fresh and have no flavor. It's just gross food.

If I want a sandwich, I'll make it at home.
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Old 06-19-2015, 11:18 PM
 
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I was recently surprised how good Togo's Sandwiches were.
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Old 06-20-2015, 08:15 AM
 
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The chicken there looks and tastes fake. Occasionally, I'll go there and get a steak sub.
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Old 06-20-2015, 08:25 AM
 
Location: Westwood, MA
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Don't obfuscate with word games. You and I know both know we are all talking about chemicals which arent naturally in these foods and have no reason to be in the food supply period.
Natural chemicals aren't all good and synthetic or added chemicals aren't all bad. I suspect that's some on which we fundamentally disagree. Even then, calling something guilty by association is totally misleading. Water is used in almost every toxic process but that does t make it unsafe.

Why I'm Not Worried About Yoga Mat Chemicals in My Food*|*Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

Almost 500 Foods Contain The 'Yoga Mat' Compound. Should We Care? : The Salt : NPR

The Azodicarbonamide fiasco | Skeptical Science
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Old 06-20-2015, 09:23 AM
 
Location: LEAVING CD
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two mistakes:

1. their food is crappy. Tastes bad, stale, chemicals.
2. Guess what, their price is the same as local shops or Jimmy Johns! Or within a dollar or so. Worth it, to not eat shoe rubber. Which I always thought their bread tasted like anyway. Nice, warm, shoe.

I miss Quiznos too... Now I don't want to eat Jimmy Johns either though, look up the company owner. He does canned safari hunts and is an ass to employees. Fortunately, plenty of good local shops here. I still get a Jimmy Johns occasionally though, those sprouts are so yummy!
Y'all need to try Which Which Which Wich | Superior Sandwiches | Sandwich Shop if there's one near you!
YUM!
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