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America's Largest Fast-Food Chain Is Taking a Harsh Stance Against Franchisees

The nation's largest sandwich chain is said to be pressing down on the folks who make its bread and butter. Subway 's been facing some struggles recently… and after franchise owners wrote an open letter asking the corporate team for support, the company responded by updating some policies in ways that, according to a new report, might seem like more of a breadknife in the back. Subway's seen a lot of drama this year. The recent launch of their Fresh Melts resulted in damage to some Subway store owners' equipment, and some Subway operators recently stated that the chain uses overly processed foods and tops its menu items with produce that's past its prime . RELATED:  The Saddest Restaurant Closures in Your State Those are just a couple examples of the friction with franchisees that the company's been dealing with this year. In April, the New York Post reported that 250 Subway franchise owners penned an open letter to the widow of the late founder of Subway,