The opening of IKEA store made headlines in the country as people thronged to take a look at the showroom in Hyderabad. Now, yet again, the store landed in news and on Twitter as a customer claimed he found a caterpillar in the in-house restaurant of the store.
A customer named Abeed Mohammad took to Twitter to complain about finding a caterpillar in the vegetable biryani served to him.
He also alerted and tagged the police of Hyderabad, Telangana Minister for Municiapl Administration and Urban Development K T Rama Rao in his post.
— Abeed Mohammad (@abeedmohammed9) August 31, 2018
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) issued a notice to the firm and also imposed a fine of Rs. 11,500 for flouting norms related to waste segregation and use of plastic covers. Food safety officials also visited the store and collected food samples.
IKEA also responded on the Twitter. Check here:
We apologize for the unfortunate experience. We are investigating the matter and will take immediate corrective action. At IKEA, we have the strictest guidelines when it comes to food quality as customer health and safety are something we care about deeply.
— IKEAIndia (@IKEAIndia) September 1, 2018