McDonald’s customer ‘finds dead mouse in coffee’

October 20, 2014 8:05 am 0 comments Views: 756

A McDonald’s customer was not ‘loving it’ after apparently finding a dead mouse in his cup of coffee

Ron Morais found a  little bit of a surprise in his coffee cup

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.”


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