Apparently, it was an isolated incident, but still: biting into a piece of chicken expecting breast meat and coming away with what could either be a lung or a kidney is just plain horrifying.
That’s what happened to Marc Nicholls when he visited a KFC in Queensland, Australia this past Tuesday.
“It was disgusting,” Nicholls told Daily Mail Australia. “It was absolutely vile…I pulled a piece off, then found that and spat the rest out. You don’t expect to have that type of crap in your food when you go to KFC.”
(No, you only expect lungs, kidney, and pancreas at high class restaurants.)
He alerted the staff of the KFC to his findings, who didn’t initially offer him a refund, but told him to take the matter to customer service. According to a spokesperson for KFC, the grayish brain-like tissue was most likely a lung or a kidney that hadn’t been removed during preparation. “Most of the time offal is removed in the preparation process, but occasionally it may remain.”
Whatever the case, Nicholls has officially sworn off KFC for good. Which is probably understandable, in his case. At the very least, he’s probably going to start taking a good long look at his chicken before he eats it from now on.