In 2005, a woman falsely claimed she found a finger in her food at Wendy’s. The fast food chain suffered an estimated US$21 million in lost business.
To save time for workers constructing the new World Trade Center, a Subway restaurant pod was put on hydraulic legs next to tower cranes so that it could be moved up the building as it was built.
In 2012, then 17 year old, Stacey Irvine, was rushed to the hospital with difficulty breathing, anemia, and severe vitamin deficiencies. This was caused by her diet of only chicken nuggets and French fries.
McDonald’s own employee health benefits page warned employees to avoid burgers and fries out of health concerns.
Take-out restaurants existed in ancient Rome, with service counters opening onto the street to pick up food. More than 200 existed in Pompeii, and most of its homes lacked dining or kitchen areas, suggesting that cooking at home was unusual.
Colonel Sanders made surprise visits to KFC restaurants. If dissatisfied with the food he threw it to the floor while cursing out the employees.
The last McDonalds hamburger sold in Iceland (from 2008) is rotting in a museum. And you can watch the livefeed.
The secret blend of 11 herbs and spices that made KFC famous is sold by Marion-Kay Spices under the name “99-X”.
The Bacon Deluxe sandwich from Wendy’s topped a list of the five most unhealthful gourmet burgers sold by national fast food restaurant chains in the United States.