McDonald's to investigate allegations of dead frog found in McChicken burger
Fast-food chain McDonald's says it's investigating an incident in which a customer claimed to have found a dead frog inside a McChicken burger.
The customer, Willem Bezuidenhout, said he found the frog in a burger he bought for his daughter at a McDonald's outlet in Secunda, Mpumalanga.
Bezuidenhout shared photos of the meal on Facebook and sarcastically thanked the branch for the “not-so-wonderful surprise”.
“Thank you Secunda McDonald's for the not so wonderful surprise on my daughter’s meal tonight, 6 May 2022. I always thought things like this only happen in the movies, but now it happens to us tonight. Yes, you see right, it's a McFroggie,” wrote Bezuidenhout.
The now-viral post has been shared more than 2,000 times.
Speaking to TimesLIVE, McDonald's spokesperson Daniel Padiachy said they were in contact with the family and the matter is being investigated.
“We take this matter seriously and will make sure it is resolved,” said Padiachy.
On social media, many questioned how the dead frog ended up in the burger.
It's baffling to hear that the Frog was found in a Mc Chicken Burger in Secunda McDonald in Mpumalanga. How possible such a thing can happen in a Food Outlet?— Abbey Matlhapa (@matlhapa_abbey) May 13, 2022
I’ll be very honest with you. This has happened to me a few years ago. I had to even go on a lie detector 🤕— Chef Mona-Lisa 🇿🇦 (@MonaLisaMkhize) May 9, 2022
And we thought maybe the customers are playing us.
And if I’m seeing it now on Twitter a few years later, then I’m certain that frog comes from lettuce.🤞🏾
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