KFC Sued for Serving Rotten Chicken
KFC Manager Says He Had to Serve Green Chicken
Looking for one more reason to skip that fast food place for lunch or dinner?
Check out this story about KFC serving expired -- and green -- chicken to customers.
If fresh food is important to you, you may want to skip KFC and their tale of rotten chicken.
A KFC in Oregon is being sued after it served "green chicken" to customers, according to a lawsuit summarized by The Consumerist:
"A former manager at a KFC eatery in Oregon alleges that the owner of his franchise not only ordered employees to serve expired chicken, but also that employees who refused to do so were fired."
The manager maintains that KFC's shipments of fresh chicken were marked with a "kill date" of when the birds were slaughtered and processed. According to the lawsuit, the KFC policy was that "all fresh chicken be served or discarded within 12 days of the "kill date" stamped on the box."
Don't read this next part if you're eating or have a weak stomach...
The former manager explains "chicken not served within 12 days of its kill date developed a noticeably foul, rotten smell. In addition, expired chicken changed color from white to light green and the blood on the chicken began to noticeably thicken and coagulate."
The plaintiff asked the owner if the green chicken could be thrown out, but was instructed to cook and serve it.
The manager was was eventually fired for "arguing with leadership," and "not creating an environment of team work with leadership and owner."