Video+Photo: KFC workers shown washing chicken on a dirty floor in SA
KFC workers in South Africa were caught on film washing raw chicken on a dirty floor outside the fast food restaurant in Braamfontein. The video was given to SABC Journalist Chriselda Lewis by the person who shot it. Watch after the cut
After the video went viral, KFC released a statement saying the workers were washing chicken which was meant to be discarded.
“The franchisee required the team to discard [the spoilt] product before breading it to avoid breading [mixture of flour and our secret recipe of 11 herbs and spices] waste,” KFC said in a statement posted on its official website.