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McDonald's say that horsemeat on the hoof is not allowed on their premises

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McDonald's say that horsemeat on the hoof is not allowed on their premises

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Re: McDonald's say that horsemeat on the hoof is not allowed on their premises

Why did they refuse to serve her in the drive through?
Makes no sense.
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Re: McDonald's say that horsemeat on the hoof is not allowed on their premises

Probably some daft health and safety or insurance thing..
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Re: McDonald's say that horsemeat on the hoof is not allowed on their premises

"The health and safety of our customers and staff is our top priority, and for this reason we are unable to serve pedestrians, bicycle riders or customers on horseback through the drive-thru."
I'm pretty sure I've seen a horse and cart (the little two seater jobbies) in the drive through a few times at one of my local McD's, in a large multi takeaway area. But then I notice they don't mention carts. Which explains why I've also seen bicycles in the drive through. Those with the kid trailer on the back.
Then again the spokesperson says "health and safety of our customers" not health and safety regulations.
Personally I think it's all a publicity cock up by some member of staff with a horse phobia.
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Re: McDonald's say that horsemeat on the hoof is not allowed on their premises

What about someone on a motor bike, I'm sure I've seen that Undecided
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Re: McDonald's say that horsemeat on the hoof is not allowed on their premises

North West Today lunchtime showed a long, lingering close-up of the Horses' Poo !!
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Re: McDonald's say that horsemeat on the hoof is not allowed on their premises

I expect we're going to see loads of readers pictures in the papers, of various means of transport being served in the drive through.
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Re: McDonald's say that horsemeat on the hoof is not allowed on their premises

Maybe the horse should have been taken to the kitchen door Wink
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Re: McDonald's say that horsemeat on the hoof is not allowed on their premises

The staff just couldn't get their heads around the idea of the bun going in the horse.