Subway Will Now Measure Its Bread to Ensure ‘Footlong’ Sandwich Is Actually 12-Inches in Length

October 20, 2015

The chain was sued because the sandwiches were shorter than advertised.

Subway will now ensure that its “Footlong” sandwiches are actually a foot long. According to Time, the chain was sued two years ago by plaintiffs claiming that the sandwiches were shorter than advertised. The class action lawsuit alleged that Subway was falsely marketing the “Footlong” sandwiches as being 12-inches long. The lawsuit added that six-inch sandwiches came up short as well.

Now, the chain will be required to measure its bread to ensure that the sandwiches are indeed 12- and 6-inches long. Business Insider notes that Subway will also edit its…