McDonald's employee fired after posting gross photos of ice cream machine

McDonald's employee fired after posting gross photos of ice cream machine

McDonald's employee fired after posting gross photos of ice cream machine

According to BuzzFeed, the policy states: "Any deviation from these commitments may be subject to disciplinary or other appropriate action, up to and including termination of employment".

MCDONALD'S China assured customers that its ice cream machines are clean and safe after a US netizen posted photos of a disgusting metal tray that he claimed was taken from an ice cream machine.

People replied to his tweet saying the gunk must be the remnants of a grease trap, to which he responded: 'This is the side of the ice cream machine! He said unclean conditions in the kitchen were normal since he was hired in March.

However shaken the fast food giant was over the ordeal, simply firing Nick wouldn't solve the problem the online images presented.

The photos showed raw burgers, nuggets, and what appeared to be a chicken burger, along with some slices of bread.

Nick said he took the first photo after one of the chain's managers asked him to clean out the ice cream machine.

'I shared it because I wanted to let people know what they're consuming, and how disgusting the conditions are, ' he told BuzzFeed News.

"We're paying attention to the information being reposted today online about US ice cream machines", McDonald's China said in the statement, adding investigations in the case were on in the US. "I care about what I eat and this doesn't cut it". He told his followers: 'I got fired from McDonald's. I strategically planned this because I start working at my new job Friday.

Have you ever had doubts about the food preparation conditions of fast food chains?

Not everyone was buying his message, with one Twitter user replying sarcastically: "We should bow down to this god among men and thank him endlessly for the sacrifices he endured to show us what frozen food looks like".

While cleaning up his mess, Nick discovered a moldy tray inside the machine.

Nick responded to users suggesting the substances affect the machine's functionality.

"I'm not a vegan activist", he said. "In China, ice cream machines used at McDonald's restaurants are automatically disinfected every day at a set time to ensure food safety".

"In addition, we have a long history of passing regular health department inspections", Mr Valluzzo said. Answer: no. My favourite part of this rite of passage is the fact the staff can never give you a reason and you're expected to be satisfied with a 'sorry, no'.

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