Subway Bread Isn’t Bread, Irish Court Says
Ireland’s Supreme Court has ruled that the fast food chain's bread contains so much sugar that it cannot be legally defined as bread.
- Published 1 October 2020
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LONDON (AP) — Ireland’s Supreme Court has ruled that bread sold by the fast food chain Subway contains so much sugar that it cannot be legally defined as bread. The ruling came in a tax dispute brought by Bookfinders Ltd., an Irish Subway franchisee, which argued that some of its takeaway products – including teas, coffees and heated sandwiches – were not liable for value-added tax. A panel of judges rejected the appeal Tuesday, ruling…