McDonald’s in UK criticized after ‘forcing’ agricultural students to take off their shoes
23 EN 2022 05:03 GMT
For its part, a spokesperson for the chain said they are “proud to support British and Irish agriculture and work with over 23,000 farmers”.
A group of young farmers have criticized McDonald’s for requiring employees to remove their work shoes before entering a restaurant in the UK. even if they are clean, Inform local media.
Agriculture students at Reicheth College said they were “shocked” by the treatment received by staff at a local fast-food chain in the town of Crewe, which prides itself on Use products from British Farms.
According to the youth, a staff member “insisted” that they leave their shoes outside the front door, while local workers were allowed to eat while wearing their “dirty” shoes.
“We just laughed at them. There was a woman standing there and she said before we could even get in, we had to take off our shoes16-year-old Jamie Goode explained.
The young student believes that someone at his university may have told the restaurant staff not to let the students inside with their shoes on, as he named “Riseheath” when asked.
However, he assured that when he returned to the university he told them that “he knew nothing of such instruction.”
For their part, a spokesperson for the chain said they are “proud to support British and Irish agriculture and work with greater 23,000 farmers in the UK and Ireland” and said they have an agreement to require students to remove their rubber shoes, “to ensure that the restaurant maintains the high standards that all customers have come to expect”.
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