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The billionaire founder of Jimmy John’s donated $100,000 to Trump’s reelection campaign and once hunted elephants — meet the controversial man behind one of America’s favourite sandwich chains

Jimmy John Liautaud founded his eponymous sandwich chain at age 19 with a $US25,000 loan from his father. Liautaud went from spending late nights delivering subs to college students from a converted garage to operating 2,800 Jimmy John’s locations before selling the business in October. Liautaud spent his $US1.7 billion […]
The billionaire founder of Jimmy John’s donated $100,000 to Trump’s reelection campaign and once hunted elephants — meet the controversial man behind one of America’s favourite sandwich chains
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Jimmy John’s yanks sprouts from restaurants nationwide as the FDA accuses the chain of selling ‘adulterated’ food linked to illness outbreaks over a 7-year period

The FDA accused Jimmy John’s of engaging in a pattern of selling “adulterated” sprouts and cucumbers that have been linked to outbreaks of E. coli and salmonella. The letter demanded that Jimmy John’s address the FDA’s concerns about food safety or face “enforcement action by FDA without further notice, including […]
Jimmy John’s yanks sprouts from restaurants nationwide as the FDA accuses the chain of selling ‘adulterated’ food linked to illness outbreaks over a 7-year period