Watts, California – Devorise Dixon, a resident of Watts, California claims he was served a “Deep Fried Rat” in a meal he purchased from a local Kentucky Fried Chicken chain.
The “Deep Fried Rat” photo has taken the internet by storm after Devorise Dixon posted a photo on his Facebook page of what he claims to be a fried rodent in his KFC meal. According to Dixon, he stored the grotesque remains of his KFC meal in the freezer and returned to the restaurant with photos and his receipt for proof of purchase.
In a Facebook post by Dixon, he wrote Dixon wrote, “Went back to KFC yesterday and spoke to the manager, she said it is a rat and apologized, it’s time for a lawyer. Be safe, don’t eat fast food.”
After Dixon made the allegations of being served a deep fried rat from KFC, The company’s Facebook and Twitter page has been bombarded with messages and photos of Dixon’s KFC meal prompting KFC to respond stating that they are willing to work with Dixon to resolve the situation.
KFC also made a statement in response to Dixon’s claim, “KFC takes customer claims very seriously, and we are trying to investigate this matter. Our chicken tenders often vary in size and shape, and we currently have evidence to support this claim. We are aggressively trying to reach Mr. Dixon, and we request that he return to the restaurant with the product for testing, or call us at Call-KFC.”
KFC later responded with:
“KFC has made various attempts to contact this customer, but he is refusing to talk to us directly or through an attorney. Our chicken tenders often vary in size and shape, and we currently have no evidence to support this allegation. We have extended the opportunity to have an independent lab evaluate the product at our own expense, but the customer refuses to provide the product in question.”