The McWhopper, Burger King’s Green St Paddy’s Day Burger, Leads To Health Department Raid

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Might I suggest you avoid fast food?

The Return of the Modern Philosopher

Whopper Burger King, tired of watching McDonald’s cash in every St Patrick’s Day with its Shamrock Shakes, decided to offer a special menu item for the holiday at its locations in Maine.  The McWhopper, which was just the chain’s famous burger dyed green with food coloring, was meant to be a monster hit.

Instead, it led to the Health Department closing every Burger King in Maine today.

“We received dozens of phone calls, starting on Friday night, complaining that the Burger King locations in Maine were selling spoiled meat,” explained Upton Sinclair, the Health Department official, who was kind enough to sit down with this Modern Philosopher.  “At first, we thought it was a prank, but then people started sending us pictures of disgusting green meat patties and we knew we had to act.”

The appearance of the McWhopper was meant to be a surprise and part of the lure, so…

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Native New Yorker who's fled to the quiet life in Maine. I write movies, root for the Yankees, and shovel lots of snow.
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