Japanese Steakhouse In Florida Closes After Meth Poisoning
Imagine going to a Japanese steakhouse wanting to eat some nice Wagu steak or Japanese cuisine. Instead you end up leaving the restaurant strung out of your mind. This is what happened in Florida.
What’s That Extra Flavor On Our Food?
USA Today reports how, Nikko Japanese steakhouse in Florida had decided to close it’s doors because seven people who dined at their restaurant were poisoned. The food wasn’t old or spoiled, it was because the food was laced with methamphetamines. The people affected were just simply dining at their hibachi tables.
Those affected had tested and all came up positive for meth and wanted to know why they were lacing their food with meth. The steakhouse has been in business for over a decade. In all their years, they’ve never had any issues like this.
According to USA Today, the company posted on their Facebook page announcing that they would be closing. In part of the post that they made, they said the media has “Brutally harassed” them. The steakhouse said because of all of the negative media and word spread through social media, they had to close. This means 20 employees are left without jobs.
No Fines Or Arrests Were Made
According the report, The Sheriffs office decided to close the case. No arrests were made. Furthermore, lots of locals were upset because the food didn’t lace itself with meth. Someone in the restaurant had to have done it. The lack of evidence is what cause them to the close the case. Because of the backlash and negative comments on social media, the steakhouse decided to close, because they couldn’t sustain staying open.
Although there were a lot of upset locals, there were many who voiced their sadness that the restaurant had decided to close down.
We have more on this story and other weird and wacky stories in today’s edition of the Other News!