Muslim man 'left vomiting for days' after Burger King accidentally gave him bacon

Muslim man 'left vomiting for days' after Burger King accidentally gave him bacon
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Samantha Haynes

By Samantha Haynes

Published: 27/01/2022

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Gundogdu Yuzudik claims he was served bacon at the fast-food chain, despite asking for it to be removed for 'religious reasons'.

A Muslim man who bought a double cheeseburger from Burger King was left "vomiting for days" after claiming his food was accidentally "loaded" with bacon.

Gundogdu Yuzudik claimed he was served a double cheeseburger stuffed with pork on January 11.

In a TikTok video, Gundogdu Yuzudik said he has avoided bacon his entire life for "religious reasons" and repeatedly asked Burger King staff not to include it in his food.

The 22-year-old hit back a the fast-food chain, asking Burger King to "sort their staff out" since "simple" his dietary requirement were not followed.

The video, which has got more than 64,000 views, has also attracted criticism from commenters who said that the meat at Burger King is not halal, whether bacon is included or not.

Gundogdu said he had suffered from "vomiting" and headaches since the incident.

The the airport employee claimed the incident had negatively impacted his mental and physical health.

Burger King has responded to Gundogdu Yuzudik's complaints with an apology and said they are retraining their team to "minimise" mistakes.

Burger King has also offered the 22-year-old from Enfield, Greater London, "two free Whopper meals" but he has vowed to never return to the chain again.

Gundogdu said: "I was on my lunch break and I headed to Burger King to get a double cheeseburger.

"I specifically say with all my meals 'no bacon', and it's always been correct. I told this to the till lady a couple of times, and when I got my food, I didn't expect otherwise.

"It was a simple instruction. It's a mistake and we're all human, but it wasn't busy so they weren't working under pressure so there wasn't a reason for them to have made a mistake.

"It's just down to basic instructions. We're all human, we all make mistakes, I appreciate that."

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