BBC Experts find Poop Bacteria in Ice Served at McDonald’s and other fast food chains
Here’s another thing to worry about if you love your burgers, fries and colas from Burger King, McDonald and KFC. Experts from BBC have found excreta in fast food products from all of these chains. BBC’s investigation channel “watchdog” found the unthinkable in products present in McDonald’s, Burger King and KFC. After testing, BBC experts found human fecal matter in the ice used in the beverages sold by the giant food chains.
The investigators tested ten samples of products taken from each of the mega fast food chains for traces of fecal coliform or to simply put it human and animal excreta!!Among the samples that were tested by the BBC experts, fecal coliform was found in drinks from three samples of McDonald’s, seven from Burger King and seven from KFC outlets. Five samples from KFC and four samples from Burger King contained high levels of the bacteria.
1 What the Fast food chains have to say
In a statement issued by a KFC spokesman, the company said they were shocked and disappointed by the results. He also claimed that the company employs stringent measures in handling ice with daily and weekly inspections. Cleaning of the ice machine and storage was regular. Ice quality was also tested throughout all of the chains belonging to the business.
Burger King said “Cleanliness and hygiene are a top priority for the Burger King brand. The strict procedures we have in place are designed to ensure all guests have a positive experience each time they visit our restaurants,”.