McDonald’s Franchisee Sued Following Hepatitis A Scare

November 19, 2015

Wash your hands, people.

Another day, another fast food chain gone viral — and not in a cute, “cats on the internet” way. No, this is in the freaky, “foodborne illnesses are on the rise” sense. The latest exposure was traced back to a McDonald’s location in Waterloo, New York, where the Seneca County Health Department confirmed a case of hepatitis A in one of the company’s employees, according to Reuters.

The operator of this particular McDonald’s branch, Jascor Inc., is now being sued by customer Christopher Welch for exposure to the virus, though Welch hasn’t fallen ill. He’s one of over a thousand…