A mother claims that her son needed to be taken to a hospital after he ate a chicken menu from a KFC in Arkansas. The meal became infested with maggots in the same day. She said that she bought the menu from a KFC restaurant in West Helena, located at 789 Sebastian Street.
According to the woman, her son began to feel sick after he ate the menu. She decided to take him to a hospital because the situation was getting worse. She found there were fly eggs in the meal and that during the next days, the eggs became larvae. She also gave a video to the police in Helena-West, where everyone can see how the maggots were all over the menu.
The officials decided to make the video public to raise awareness regarding this issue. It seems that the woman reported the maggots at the manager, but nobody called her back. While the authorities are trying to understand how this was possible, KFC claims the fly eggs were not from their restaurant. Moreover, the Health Department went to that KFC but they did not discover any evidence of fly eggs or spoiled food.
According to KFC officials, they are following food safety procedures. The restaurant wants to work with the Health Departments to make sure that their customers will not have any problem. There were no other cases reported from that restaurant, so the situation is difficult to solve. The woman’s name was not revealed for security reasons.
KFC is one of the most popular restaurants chains in the world. This means they have a lot of customers, but they also have a lot people against them. There were many stories which talked about the genetically modified chickens they are using. Moreover, many people claim KFC uses antibiotics for the chickens because they are living in unhealthy conditions. However, these stories do not seem to affect the restaurant as it has more customers every year.
We will see what the authorities will decide regarding the maggots case. They are still trying to understand how the fly eggs ended up in that menu and where they came from. If it is proved that the woman was right, KFC could be in a lot of problems.
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