A Subway employee reveals the items you should never order at the fast food chain

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6 Foods You Should Never Order At Fast Food Establishments

Stay away from the chicken when ordering at Subway.

Or so says an alleged food chain employee in Britain who conducted an Ask Me Anything on Reddit Aug. 23.

"Avoid: Chipotle Chicken & Teriyaki Chicken (Why? Chicken is given a two-day shelf life, once in the counter. However these two bypass this and get four days, and can get a little stinky)," the alleged employee wrote in response to someone asking what was best on the menu.

"I'd recommend anything else," they added.

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Amin Chakma puts up new menus featuring calorie counts at a Subway restaurant, Friday, June 29, 2007, in New York. New York is the first city in the country to require certain fast food restaurants to list calorie counts next to menu items in type that is at least as large as the price. New York City ushered in a new era of healthy eating on Sunday July 1, 2007 as a ban on trans fat-laden cooking oils in restaurants took effect. But not all fast-food eateries were following another new rule requiring them to post calorie counts on their menus. (AP Photo/Dima Gavrysh)
Liverpool FC Striker Daniel Sturridge prepares a sandwich for a fan at a SUBWAY� Restaurant on Friday, July 25, 2014 in Boston. (Photo by Gil Talbot/Invision for Subway/AP Images)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR SUBWAY - SUBWAY Global Ambassador Pelé, (right), the greatest footballer of all time, holds up his favourite SUBWAY tuna sandwich as Liverpool FC legend Robbie Fowler (left) looks on, at a SUBWAY Restaurant in London, Friday, March 20, 2015, prior to the Liverpool FC v. Manchester United football match. SUBWAY Restaurants is the Official Training Food Partner of Liverpool FC. (Photo by Mark Allan/Invision for SUBWAY Restaurants/AP Images)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR SUBWAY - Marcus Mariota, 2015 draft prospect and newest SUBWAY Famous Fan, poses with a life-size food statue made of SUBWAY sandwich ingredients in his likeness, including new SUBWAY guacamole, and a custom jersey with his signature number 8, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Honolulu. Mariota joins a roster of SUBWAY Famous Fans including Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Russell Westbrook, Robert Griffin III, Justin Tuck, Nastia Liukin and Pelé. (Photo by Marco Garcia /Invision for SUBWAY/AP Images)
2014 draft prospect Anthony Barr poses for a picture with a food sculpture of himself at a Subway restaurant in New York, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Former U.S. Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps, right, and Brazilian soccer legend Pele prepares sandwiches at a SUBWAY restaurant, during a event organized by SUBWAY, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Nelson Antoine/Invision for SUBWAY Restaurants/AP Images)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR SUBWAY - Linebacker Jarvis Jones, 2013 draft prospect and newest Famous Fan of SUBWAY, admires his hair on the life-size "Smokehouse BBQ Chicken" sculpture to announce Jones' official SUBWAY Famous Fan title, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in New York. The sculpture is an artistic representation of the football star from the chest up, standing approximately three feet tall and made of almost entirely SUBWAY Smokehouse BBQ Chicken. Jarvis joins a roster of fellow Famous Fans that include Robert Griffin III, Justin Tuck, Michael Strahan, Blake Griffin and Michael Phelps.† (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for SUBWAY/AP Images)
COMMERCIAL IMAGE - Apolo Ohno takes a break from his hectic schedule and visits a local SUBWAY location to enjoy his training food of choice on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 in London. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision for SUBWAY/AP Images)
Customers join Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine as he announces that he will be eating avocado every day of Avocado Season at SUBWAY® at the Universal CityWalk SUBWAY® restaurant on Friday June 8, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Casey Rodgers /Invision for SUBWAY® /AP Images)
US sandwich maker Subway co-founder and chairman for the world, the self-made billionaire Fred DeLuca, poses with a sandwich in a Parisian Subway restaurant on June 17, 2011 prior to attend a meeting with the press as part of the 10th anniversary of Subway France. Subway has seen its number of restaurants balloon to 33,749 across the globe as of January 1, making it the world's largest fast food chain ahead of McDonald, with 32,737 restaurants, as reported on March 11, 2011. AFP PHOTO ERIC PIERMONT (Photo credit should read ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 29: A new Turkey and Bacon Melt Wrap is seen December 29, 2003 in Chicago. Subway restaurants today started to offer two Atkins Nutritionals, Inc.-endorsed low-carbohydrate wraps. The Turkey and Bacon Melt Wrap with Monterey cheddar cheese and the Chicken Bacon Ranch Wrap with Swiss cheese. Both Atkins-Friendly Wraps are available in the U.S. and Canada and have 11 grams Net Carbs or less. The wrap itself, which is made with wheat gluten, cornstarch, oat, sesame flour and soy protein, has only 5 grams Net Carbs. Subway Restaurants is the first quick serve restaurant to partner with Atkins Nutritionals Inc. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 29: A new Turkey and Bacon Melt Wrap is seen December 29, 2003 in Chicago. Subway restaurants today started to offer two Atkins Nutritionals, Inc.-endorsed low-carbohydrate wraps. The Turkey and Bacon Melt Wrap with Monterey cheddar cheese and the Chicken Bacon Ranch Wrap with Swiss cheese. Both Atkins-Friendly Wraps are available in the U.S. and Canada and have 11 grams Net Carbs or less. The wrap itself, which is made with wheat gluten, cornstarch, oat, sesame flour and soy protein, has only 5 grams Net Carbs. Subway Restaurants is the first quick serve restaurant to partner with Atkins Nutritionals Inc. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 29: Subway restaurant store owner Shirish Dave prepares a new Chicken Bacon Ranch Wrap December 29, 2003 in Chicago. Subway restaurants today started to offer two Atkins Nutritionals, Inc.-endorsed low-carbohydrate wraps. The Turkey and Bacon Melt Wrap with Monterey cheddar cheese and the Chicken Bacon Ranch Wrap with Swiss cheese. Both Atkins-Friendly Wraps are available in the U.S. and Canada and have 11 grams Net Carbs or less. The wrap itself, which is made with wheat gluten, cornstarch, oat, sesame flour and soy protein, has only 5 grams Net Carbs. Subway Restaurants is the first quick serve restaurant to partner with Atkins Nutritionals Inc. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
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The commentary produced a response from someone alleging to be a former Subway employee in the United States, which — if true — should make one even more wary of the chicken:

"I was a subway employee for around a year here in the States and seeing that you guys have a two-day shelf on Chicken Teriyaki amazes me. Our CT had a five-day shelf and we were told that once it reaches the fifth day, to just change the date. With all of the shift changes and varying factors, we never knew how long this chicken was out (between five-nine days). I quit after I got reprimanded for throwing out CT on the fifth day."

The alleged current employee conducting the conversation said what was on everyone's mind: "That is quite disturbing..."

As the AMA garnered media attention, Subway publicly assured its patrons their food is safe to eat.

"All Subway stores are independently owned and operated by franchisees," a spokesperson told the Independent.

"All stores have very strict procedures in place to ensure products are served safely and to customers' satisfaction and all suppliers are required to meet our high standards of food safety and product integrity."

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Pizza Hut Russia serves an Oktoberfest seasonal pizza with Bavarian sausage, pepperoni, vegetables, sauce, and mustard. You like?
At Burger King Argentina you can order a Churrasquito. It's grilled over hot coals and served with cheese, lettuce, tomato, and mayo.
At select Wendy's locations in Australia, you can order a Brekky dog -- a breakfast style hot dog. GOOD MORNING to that!
Taco Bell Japan serves a shrimp and avocado burrito. This exclusive item has only been on the menu since April 2015!
Known as 'Maccas' in New Zealand, McDonald's menu there includes 3 savory pies. This one is the Mince 'N' Cheese pie stuffed with ground beef and cheese. 
At Pizza Hut in Saudi Arabia you can order a seafood pizza, including shrimp, calamari, crab, and vegetables on a thin crust.
McDonald's serves porridge in Thailand! 
You can order chili cheese nuggets from Burger King in Hungary. Bits of jalapeño peppers and a spicy kick.
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