Another Fast-Food Caper or Negligence? Man in Ohio Says Sandwich Tasted Just a Little Funny

April 25, 2005

First there was the Wendy’s case involving a bowl of chili. A woman was arrested last week in Las Vegas after her claims of finding a finger in a bowl of chili went up in smoke.

Now, a man is reportedly suing an Arby’s restaurant in Ohio, claiming he located a portion of skin on his chicken sandwich, according to the Dayton Daily News.

GZK Inc., which owns the Arby’s restaurant, reportedly offered the man a settlement, but he declined. The man indicated that the piece of flesh in his chicken sandwich was nearly three-fourths of an inch long.

Health investigators reportedly met with the restaurant manager, who had a bandage on his right thumb and wore a latex glove. The manager reported he sliced skin from the thumb in the process of shredding lettuce, and sanitized the area but didn’t toss away the bin of lettuce. The man’s sandwich contained lettuce.

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