'Eat Rubber?' Subway To Remove Yoga Mat Chemical In Bread
Subway has announced it will stop using a certain ingredient found in its breads that's also used in yoga mats and shoe rubber.By Briana Altergott | February 6, 2014
Subway has announced it will stop using a certain ingredient found in its breads. And the change may make your sandwiches a little less... chewy.
"Subway, the francise where you buy food, removing a chemical from its bread. The ingredient is commonly used to increase elasticity in everything from yoga mats to shoe rubber." (Via Fox News / "Fox & Friends")
According to USA Today, the chemical — azodiacarbonamide, is used in the bread-making process as a dough conditioner to whiten the dough and allow it to bake faster.