CHICAGO (CBS) — Now here is a lawsuit that’ll make you lose your appetite: Fast-food chain Subway is being sued for fraud, accused of selling tuna that isn’t tuna.
The lawsuit claims lab tests prove Subway’s tuna salad contains no real fish. Instead, it’s a concoction to imitate tuna.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Tapers Saturday Night, But More Scattered Showers Sunday
Attorneys for the plaintiffs in California say they are still conducting testing to determine exactly what ingredients are contained in the fishy mixture.
Lawyers are hoping to turn this into a class action lawsuit. Subway has not responded to a request for comment from CBS news.READ MORE: At Least 16 People Shot, 1 Killed In Gun Violence In Chicago This Weekend
The chain’s ingredients have come under scrutiny in the past.
In 2014 the company said it was removing a chemical found in yoga mats from its bread. And Ireland’s supreme court recently ruled Subway’s bread is too sugary to even be called bread.MORE NEWS: At Bond Hearing For Man Authorities Say Was With Him, Prosecutors Say 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Had Gun In Hand When He Was Fatally Shot By Police
Subway shops are everywhere in Chicago. There are at least eight of them in the Loop alone.