A McDonald’s customer was not ‘loving it’ after apparently finding a dead mouse in his cup of coffee
Imagine the revulsion you would feel upon finishing a satisfying cup of coffee, only to discover a dead mouse at the bottom of your cup.
A McDonald’s customer in Canada claims to know exactly how that feels having apparently found a lifeless rodent hiding in his hot beverage.
Ron Morais, from Fredericton, New Brunswick, told CBC News he felt a “little queasy” when he made the grim discovery.
“I always take the lid off to get my last sip of coffee,” he explained.
“And when I took the lid off, there was a little bit of a surprise in my coffee cup. It was a dead
McDonald’s Canada has launched an investigation into the “isolated incident” and reached out to Mr Morais to “obtain the product sample”.
“Food safety and quality are a top priority for McDonald’s Canada and all of our restaurants are held to high industry standards,” it said in a statement.
“We take allegations involving cleanliness and sanitation very seriously.
“Upon learning of this situation, the local franchisee immediately began an investigation.”
It said the local authority found “no evidence” of a pest problem at the fast-food restaurant.
“I’d like to know how the mouse got in the cup of coffee,” Mr Morais added.
Reflecting on the incident, he said: “I mean, hey, you know. I’m here. And I’m in better shape than the mouse.”