McDonald’s in Japan said Friday it had been analyzing an incident involving a person who had been hurt by shards located inside a drink, the newest in a string of food contamination scandals.
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The business said the outlet in Osaka quickly closed and delivered a notice to 95 additional restaurants that provide the type of green tea latte frappe distributed to the female, who claimed she sustained injuries.
Lots of pieces of plastic were identified in the drink, a business spokesman told AFP, adding a plastic tool used to help make the drink was the source. “At this aspect it’s merely a speculation but we assume this tool that is plastic tucked into a blender to help make the frappe he added. A number of scandals including a human tooth present in some fries has battered McDonald’s Japan device. Summer, there was an Asian company found to become combining out-of-day beef with fresh produce, sending sales driving and plunging an instant switch to some British seller.
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In April, the business announced it turn off another 130, while reducing its headcount in a bid to cut costs and would modernize 2000 of its 3,000 Japanese stores. That got after it mentioned in February it had dropped a worse-than-envisioned 21.8 billion yen ($182 million) for 2014 — against per year-earlier profit — taking its first reduction in 11 years. – AFP