American Muslim family: McDonald’s staff deliberately hid bacon in sandwiches
A Muslim family in American claimed to have found pieces of bacon hidden in their McChicken sandwiches, US news channel Fox News reported on Wednesday.
The family documented this by recording a video clip while they were buying 14 chicken sandwiches, where the restaurant staff added slices of pork in meals.
In response to the incident, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the department of the McDonald's restaurant in Decatur, Alabama, called for the employees involved in the incident to be fired.
"It is a crime that reflects the extent of the hatred that Muslims in America suffer," he said in a statement.
He added that it is “an intentional act of religious and ethnic bigotry,” as Islam forbids its followers from eating pork.