An ex-employee of McDonald's shared pictures of unhygienic conditions in one of the stores. The pictures of the McFlurry ice cream machine went viral and the man was fired, said reports.
An employee of McDonald's shared some odious pictures of the ice cream machine exposing the unhygienic conditions in one of the outlets.
In an interview with Buzzfeed, the 18-year-old man, Nick, claimed he was fired after his manager saw the pictures on Twitter. He tweeted the photos on July 15.
Nick was an employee of McDonald's for five months in Louisiana, USA. He worked as a general helper and his job included a bit of cleaning as well.
In the interview, Nick claimed that one of his managers asked him to clean the ice cream machine. Nick went ahead to clean the sides and trays of the machine and that's when he got the shock of his life.
"I was completely shocked by what I saw," said Nick after he saw the dirt and waste ice cream machine had generated.
The McDonald's headquarters in LaPlace clarified that the waste is just what the machine generated and that it has nothing to do with the actual ice cream.
"This is a part of our soft-serve equipment that does not come into contact with any food and is required to undergo regular and timely cleaning," a spokesperson from McDonald's HQ said.
The spokesperson had no response when asked why the machine was not cleaned for a long time.
Nick said "I shared it because I wanted to let people know what they're consuming, and how disgusting the conditions are."
It's still unknown what that dirt and waste are made up of and what all toxic substances it contain.
People never get to see what happens inside the kitchens of fast food chains because the final products that reaches the customer almost always, at least, looks hygienic.
Meanwhile, an employee from Wendy's New Jersey took a dig at the incident and shared the clean ice cream tray picture on Twitter.
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