GRAPHIC CONTENT: Woman finds severed human finger inside a burger
18 Sep 2021
Estefany Benitez shares the burger’s photo.
Gulf Today Report
A woman was horrified to discover a severed human finger in a burger at a fast food restaurant in Bolivia, according to the British media.
Estefany Benitez, while chewing on, she felt something unfamiliar. She was shocked and disgusted when she took out the severed finger.
This was during her visit to a Hot Burger outlet in Santa Cruz de la Sierra on Sunday, one of her favorite food chains, where she got scared at seeing a human finer in her meal.
She wrote on Facebook, “At the moment of eating, I chewed on a FINGER.”
GRAPHIC CONTENT: The shared the gory image on her Facebook account.
She accompanied images of the rotting finger on Facebook along with videos of her waiting to speak to a company representative who offered, 'Please tell me what you want and we will give it to you.'
In the footage, the Hot Burger representative also explains that the burgers arrive at the store pre-prepared and 'nothing like this has ever happened to us before'.
Benitez says in one video viewed over 60,000 times, 'Here we are at the magnificent Hot Burger where a finger ended up in my burger. I'll post a photo of the finger right away.”
After the woman's post was widely shared on social media, a company spokesperson called the matter an 'unfortunate incident' and explained that a worker had lost part of his index finger while preparing the meat.
Edson Claure, director of the National Police's Special Crime Fighting Force, confirmed to local media that a company employee lost part of his finger at work.
Meanwhile, the Vice Minister for the Defence of User and Consumer Rights decided to temporarily close the branch and impose a fine on the company.