Thursday, July 29


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Google Maps can now show New Yorkers how busy individual subway cars are so they can avoid crowds of people in the pandemic

Google Maps is trialling a new feature which tells users which transit cars are the busiest. The feature is currently only available in New York and Sydney, Google said in a product update. It comes as Google expands its live crowd prediction feature to more than 100 countries. LoadingSomething is loading. Google Maps can show users in New York...
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Subway accuses US pork producers of being involved in a price-fixing conspiracy, which it says led to inflated costs for more than a decade

Subway accused a group of US pork producers of conspiring to raise prices since 2009. Producers "unlawfully inflated pork costs for more than a decade," a Subway spokesperson said. Tyson, Hormel, and others were included as defendants in a lawsuit filed at the end of June. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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A Subway ran out of roast beef, a Chipotle ran out of carnitas, and a Wendy’s was low on lettuce, as fast-food chains grapple with supply shortages for key ingredients

Wendy's, Subway, and Chipotle are among the fast-food chains hit by supply-chain issues. Reuters reported that all three chains, along with Subway, ran out of key ingredients at some locations. A Chipotle ran out of barbacoa and carnitas, while a Subway ran out of roast beef, per the report. See more stories on Insider's business page. Restaurants and retailers around the US are grappling with a supply-chain crisis for some of their key ingredients. A recent Reuters report found that at least nine restaurants and fast-food chains, including Subway and Chipotle, were out of stock in some items at certain locations.A Wendy's franchis...
I tried Subway’s controversial tuna sub. Despite the stingy portion, I’d order it again.
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I tried Subway’s controversial tuna sub. Despite the stingy portion, I’d order it again.

Subway contends that the test doesn't prove anything, because cooking the fish can make the tuna DNA difficult or even impossible to identify. "The testing that the New York Times report references does not show that there is not tuna in Subway's tuna. All it says is that the testing could not confirm tuna, which is what one would expect from a DNA test of denatured proteins." ...
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Subway says the drama surrounding the New York Times’ tuna story is based on a misunderstanding

The NYT published a report stating that it found no tuna DNA in Subway tuna sandwiches. Subway called the method unreliable and maintains that it serves 100% tuna. Subway's tuna is also the subject of a California lawsuit. See more stories on Insider's business page. Subway fired back after accusations that its tuna sandwiches do not actually contain tuna."A recent New York Times report indicates that DNA testing is an unreliable methodology for identifying processed tuna. This report supports and reflects the position that Subway has taken in relation to a meritless lawsuit filed in California and with respect to DNA testing as a...