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Restaurant Worker Fired For Stirring Iced Tea With Bare Hand

The female Raising Cane's employee is seen sticking her whole hand into a tea pitcher while she and another employee laugh.

June 21, 2018 - 5:09 pm
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KMOX) - A restaurant worker in Kansas City has been fired after a viral video captured her stirring a batch of iced tea - by plunging her bare hand into the pitcher.

As of Thursday evening, the video has been viewed more than 800,000 times on Facebook. 

The female Raising Cane's employee is seen sticking her whole hand into a tea pitcher while she and another employee laugh. The tea is then poured into a dispenser.  

The chain said it was "incredibly disappointed" by the video, and terminated the employees involved. They also plan to hold additional training for employees.

Raising Cane's has 12 locations in the St. Louis metro area.