Just another day on 4chan..
This picture was uploaded anonymously Monday on ychan, proclaiming, "This is the lettuce you eat at
These Burger King employees might be good at balancing themselves on buckets of vegetation, but
they' re not very good at removing an data from their photos. The denizens of ychan were quick to
notice, and the was fired they very next day.
The original post went live on July 16 at 11: 38 p. m.
At 11: 47 p. m., another ychan user noted that the photo' s an data pointed to Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
At 11: 50 p. m., just 12 minutes later, someone posted the address of the Burger King branch in which
the occurred, wishing the OP a happy unemployment.
At 11: 55 p. m., someone contacted the news.
At 11: 58 p. m., someone posted the link to Burger King' s Tell Us About Us form, with the photo
The next morning, Cleveland Scene Magazine contacted the Burger King establishment and talked to
the breakfast shift manager, who, upon seeing the offending photo, said "Oh, I know who that is. He' s
Shortly after, Fox 8 News received this statement from Burger King' s Manager of Global
Communications, Denise Wilson:
Burger King Corp. has recently been made aware of a photo posted on a social networking site that
allegedly shows a Burger King restaurant employee violating the company' s stringent food handling
procedures. Food safety is a top priority at all Burger King restaurants, and the company maintains a
policy against any violations such as the one in question.
The restaurant where this photo was allegedly taken is independently owned and operated by a
Burger King franchisee. The franchisee has taken swift action to investigate this matter and
terminated the employee involved in this incident.
And there you go. Swift and sure punishment for standing on the people' s lettuce and posting it on