Japan: McDonald's officials apologise after tooth, plastic found in meals

McDonald's Corp officials in Japan have bowed deeply to apologise for a human tooth and plastic pieces found in the burger chain's food.

hidden January 07, 2015 14:13:05 IST
Japan: McDonald's officials apologise after tooth, plastic found in meals

Tokyo: McDonald's Corp officials in Japan have bowed deeply to apologise for a human tooth and plastic pieces found in the burger chain's food.

They told reporters Wednesday the objects were found by customers, including a child whose mouth was injured by a piece of plastic in an ice cream sundae in December. The fragment had fallen into the dispenser while being assembled.

Japan McDonalds officials apologise after tooth plastic found in meals

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In another case, a customer who bought a Big Mac set in August last year found a tooth in the fries. McDonald's said none of its employees at the outlet or its suppliers had lost a tooth, and there were no signs the tooth had been fried.

It was still investigating how the tooth and plastic, in two other separate cases, entered its food.

Associated Press

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