A Subway customer in Oregon got some free extra protein on his sandwich earlier this month, but unfortunately it was in the form of a dead mouse.
According to KGW, Jay Armstead stopped at a Subway restaurant at a gas station in Lincoln City, Ore. and ordered an Italian sub; when the worker added a handful of baby spinach leaves to the sandwich, a dead mouse came along with the greens. Armstead's friend Matt Jones was with him and took this photo, which he promptly posted to Facebook:
Luckily for Subway, the customer who was on the receiving end of the mouse-wich seems pretty understanding, calling it "a freak accident." His friend says he probably won't ever eat at Subway again, however.
The world's largest restaurant chain issued a statement to the news station which read: "As soon as the customer alerted the owner about what happened, they were immediately given a full refund and an investigation was launched. To be cautious, all of the products in the sandwich unit were disposed of and a thorough cleaning took place, in which the Health Department gave the restaurant a clean bill of health. There were no other complaints made."
Fellow fast food giant KFC also made headlines recently for a rodent-related incident when a man claimed he received a deep-fried rat instead of a chicken tender. Thankfully, that one turned out to be a hoax.
In other Subway news, KTRK reports a woman went full-on Hulk smash at a location in Anchorage, Alaska: She entered the restaurant fully clothed, then emerged naked two hours later and "began to break furniture, pulling down ceiling tiles before throwing food, tables and chairs throughout the restaurant." Perhaps unsurprisingly, police say she "appeared to be on drugs."
Watch the news story on the Subway mouse-wich, below: