Published On: Wed, Jun 23rd, 2021
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No Tuna DNA in Subway’s Tuna Sandwiches, Lab Analysis Finds: Report

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A commercial lab test commissioned by The New York Times found no identifiable tuna DNA in a number of Subway tuna sandwiches. In a report published Sunday, the NY Times said that a reporter acquired “more than 60 inches worth of Subway tuna sandwiches” from three Subway outlets in Los Angeles, and researchers were unable to identify any tuna DNA after they were analyzed in a specialized fish-testing lab. The lab said it found “no amplifiable tuna DNA was present in the sample and so we obtained no amplification products from the DNA.” “Therefore, we cannot identify the species,” the lab said. “There’s two conclusions,” a lab spokesperson told the news outlet. “One, it’s so heavily processed that whatever we could pull out, we couldn’t make an identification. Or we got some and there’s just nothing there that’s tuna.” The Epoch Times has reached out Subway for comment. A similar …

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