Officials from McDonalds in Japan apologized at a press conference on January 7, 2015 for a tooth and a plastic piece found in the burger chain’s food. The press conference in Tokyo had The McDonalds Holdings Company Senior Vice President Takehiko Aoki and the Senior Vice President Hidehito Hishinuma.

Takehiko Aoki, Hidehito Hishinuma

The new problem has come up amidst other kind of problems including lack of fries and shortage of labor due to disruption of labour in the US. This is not the first time McDonalds has fallen in to a controversy. In 2014, McDonalds in China and Japan along with other fast foods brand due to expired meat from a Chinese supplier.

Recently, a child’s mouth was inured due to a plastic piece found in an ice-cream sundae in December 2014. One of the fragments had fallen in to the dispenser when it was being assembled. In another incident a customer had bought a Big Mac in August 2014 and a tooth was found in the fries.

McDonalds explained that none of its employees had lost a tooth and that there were no signs of the tooth being fried. Investigations are still on on how the tooth had fallen in the fries. Aoki assured that they aim to make such cases zero and are doing their best to tackle such situations.

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