There are often times that people claim to find the face of Jesus or some other religious symbol in their toast or in a fire or something odd like that. One woman in North Carolina isn't happy about what she found in her food, and with good reason. FOX 8 reported on Aug. 12, 2014, that the woman claims to have found a Nazi swastika designed in butter on the bun of her chicken sandwich from McDonald's.
Yes, a swastika.
Charleigh Matic said she ordered a Happy Meal for her daughter and the southern style chicken sandwich for herself. She went to put some mayo on her sandwich, and noticed the swastika designed in butter on the inside of the top bun.
"Is this a joke does somebody really think they're funny?" Matice asked.
Matice's grandfather had fought in World War II, and she said the swastika truly offended her. Even if someone didn't have a relative in WWII, it would likely offend anyone.
"Many, many people died because of that symbol and it's not something that should be taken lightly and it's not something that should be thrown around," she said.
CBS Charlotte said that the McDonald's offered to replace the chicken sandwich and apologized. Matcie said she "didn't have an appetite" after the chicken sandwich swastika incident and simply wanted to get her money back.
Still, her refund didn't make the matter go away for Matice, and she said that she wants to take this further. She wants McDonald's to make it a "part of training" and let everyone know that something like this is not alright.
McDonald's issued a statement on the situation:
"We are very sorry for the service that our customers received, and to be clear we have terminated the employee who was involved. We do not tolerate that kind of behavior at McDonald's, and it's not what we stand for personally as owners," said Dulcy Purcell, McDonald's Owner/Operator in Morehead City. "It is about providing the best level of service and care to our customers, and anything less than that is unacceptable to us."
Matice has said that the swastika in her McDonald's chicken sandwich did bother her, but she isn't mad anymore. She says she does plan on eating there again in the future.