Mumbai : In an utterly shocking incident which might force you to rethink before ordering food online, a video grab is going viral on social media where one can see a Zomato employee opening up a food pack, eating and then resealing the pack again. The viral video took one and all by surprise and led to strong reactions on social media platforms.
Zomato employee caught on video unsealing food pack, grabbing few bites and resealing pack again
After the online furore, Zomato released a detailed blog post to communicate with its customers worldwide about the incident. The post stated that the company took ‘food tampering’ very seriously and the delivery person involved in the incident had been suspended with immediate effect.
Zomato employee caught eating from pack on cctv
After the video went viral, Zomato acknowledged the incident and even tweeted about the same on the social networking sites. They even fired the food delivery executive from service.
In the statement issued, Zomato said, “The person in the video happened to be a delivery partner on our fleet. We have spoken to him at length – and while we understand that this was a human error in judgement, we have taken him off our platform.”
Zomato further added that they take food tampering very seriously and hence they are planning to introduce tamper-proof tapes, and other precautionary measures to ensure extra layer of safeguard against such behaviour.