JACKSON, Mich. (AP) -- The restaurant chain Arby's has apologized after a Michigan teen bit into the fleshy, severed pad of an employee's finger that had found its way into the boy's junior roast beef sandwich.
John Gray, a spokesman for the Atlanta-based chain, issued a statement Wednesday apologizing to 14-year-old Ryan Hart and describing last Friday's incident in Jackson, Mich., as an "isolated and unfortunate accident."
Ryan told the Jackson Citizen Patriot on Wednesday that he had nearly finished the sandwich when spit out a piece that tasted like rubber and was tough to chew.
Jackson County health officials say the employee apparently cut her finger on a meat slicer and left her station without telling anyone. He says her co-workers stopped filling orders once they found out.