The Supreme Court docket of Canada will not hear a bid by the CBC to halt a defamation lawsuit from Subway over a report on the fast-food chain’s rooster sandwiches.
The choice clears the way in which for the swimsuit to proceed in Ontario courtroom.
In January, the Ontario Court docket of Attraction put aside a decide’s choice to dismiss Subway’s swimsuit with out a listening to on its deserves, saying the untested declare was removed from frivolous and deserved a radical airing.
The CBC tv present Market mentioned in 2017 that about half the DNA in Subway rooster was, in truth, rooster and the opposite half soy, primarily based on testing performed at Trent College in Peterborough, Ont.
A Subway skilled on DNA strategies and meals testing mentioned the exams have been significantly flawed and their outcomes inaccurate, sustaining the corporate’s personal exams discovered no multiple per cent soy.
In a associated choice, the Supreme Court docket additionally declined to listen to Subway’s problem of a parallel enchantment courtroom ruling that prevented the chain’s negligence declare in opposition to Trent from continuing.