A Leeds mum said she ‘feared she would’ die after eating chicken nuggets from McDonald’s.
Lily Denton, 23, has vowed she will never eat at McDonald’s again because a chicken nugget made her feel so ill she thought she was going to die.
Lily told Leeds Live the shortly after eating the nuggets she experienced severe stomach cramps; looking more closely, she discovered a brown and red blob inside one of the nuggets. Her daughter Autumn, 3, also had a pain in her stomach.
As her condition worsened, a friend ‘carried’ her to hospital where she claims she was given antibiotics and morphine for the pain.
A letter from her council’s Food and Health department issued after her discharge confirmed that she had Campylobacter, a bacteria responsible for food poisoning, in her stool.
Upon examining the photos Lily took of her nuggets, McDonald’s said the red and brown areas were most likely a blood vessel.
“Food safety and quality are of the utmost importance to us,” a spokesperson said.
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