Burger King Settles Lawsuit Over Alleged Needles In Sandwich

Law360, New York (February 11, 2015, 4:33 PM EST) -- A man who says a sandwich purchased at a Burger King Corp. franchise contained needles or wires that pierced his tongue and got lodged in his stomach has settled with the restaurant chain and its meat supplier, according to a court filing Monday, leaving claims against the U.S. military-owned franchise where he bought the sandwich.

Burger King and its meat supplier CTI Foods Holding Co. LLC reached a settlement with plaintiff Clark Bartholomew, who alleged he ate the defective sandwich at the Schofield Barracks, a U.S. military base in Hawaii, according to a document filed in a Hawaii federal court on...

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