A woman chipped her tooth after biting into a hamburger containing a metal-like object at a McDonald’s outlet in southwestern Japan earlier this week, McDonald’s Holdings Co. (Japan) said Friday.
The 26-year-old woman came to an outlet in Fukuoka city at around 2 p.m. Tuesday and purchased a Rich Cheese Melt Tsukimi hamburger to go. She noticed the foreign object — shaped like a spring and thought to be a part of a cooking utensil — just after biting into the burger, according to the fast-food chain.
The woman said she felt pain in her mouth and went to a hospital the same day. Her tooth had about a 1-millimeter chip, and she was diagnosed with acute pulpitis.
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