Subway To Remove Chemical In Its Bread

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The popular blog FoodBabe.com has exposed the fact that a chemical bleaching agent found in Subway's bread is also used in shoe rubber and yoga mats. (Get the full story from our food blog, The Salt.)

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Subway, whose motto is Eat Fresh, has former Olympians hawking its sandwiches. Turns out, the athletes may have another connection to the $5 Footlong: their shoes. The popular blog FoodBabe.com has exposed the fact that a chemical bleaching agent found in Subway's bread is also used in shoe rubber and yoga mats. Subway says it's removing the chemical, which a FoodBabe petition points out is not fresh.

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