Checkers Is Really Sorry About That Video Of Burger Bun Wiped On Kitchen Floor

After the Internet went nuts over a YouTube video showing a Checkers employee deliberately dropping a bun to the kitchen floor, then rubbing it around for a second before continuing to make a sandwich, the fast food chain has finally issued a statement, claiming the bun was never served and the employees involved are no longer working there.

In the above statement, a Checkers exec reveals that the incident occurred earlier this summer at a Checkers in suburban Baltimore.

“I, like you, am appalled, and disappointed by what I saw in that video,” declares the VP of human resources for the Tampa-based chain.

She adds that the franchisee who owns the location has already investigated and fired the employee. We don’t know if that occurred before or after the video was seen by hundreds of thousands of people in just a few hours.

“While the employee is apologetic, these actions are completely unacceptable and do not reflect our values or our commitment to food quality,” adds the Checkers exec.

As for the claim that “the product was never served to a guest,” we may just have to take Checkers’ word on it.

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