KUALA LUMPUR: A woman who raised doubts on the halalÂ status of a McDonald’s Malaysia product on social networking site hasÂ acknowledged her grave error and apologised over her misconduct in spreading theÂ allegation.
According to a McDonald’s Malaysia statement today, the fastfood chainÂ restaurant advised her to learn from her mistakes and verify any information sheÂ received before spreading it.
It said McDonald’s had also taken the initiative to personally call theÂ individual.
The statement also displayed a letter of apology sent by the woman. However,Â her identity and personal details were not disclosed.
The company said last month, it had issued a statement to dispel allegationsÂ circulated on the social media over the cause of discontinuation of the â€˜QuarterÂ Pounder with Cheeseâ€™ burger.
“We found that the allegations resurfaced, and we would like to dismissÂ the untrue allegations which questioned our halal status,” it said, adding thatÂ the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia had also issued a statement on
the halal status of McDonald’s Malaysia products. — BERNAMA