33 Bizarre Achievements in Fast-Food History

33 Bizarre Achievements in Fast-Food History

Those busy little beavers at fast food’s helm will do anything in the name of progress. Think about it: Every time you visit any of these chains, there’s a new menu item, a new toy, a new sales-y gimmick and maybe even a new foodborne illness. The fast-food game is anything but stagnant, so today we acknowledge some of the sillier rungs up their ladder of progress.

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BURGER KING'S HORSE MEAT BURGER KING TM CRACKED.COM In 2013, European meat suppliers were caught mixing horse meat with beef. The top company involved was Burger King, and after trace amounts of horse meat were found in their supply chain, they immediately switched suppliers.

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CRACKED CARL'S JR. ROBOTS. ...... Swapping servers for robots, tablets, and automated cubbies, Carl's Jr. CEO Andy Puzder said, The robots are always polite, always upsell, never take vacation, never show up late, there's never a slip-and-fall, or an age, sex, or race discrimination case.

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Subway has the most locations of any fast food chain. SUBWAY REGUES OPEN ga SUB DAT With 43,800 stores in 110 countries, it beats out McDonald's and Starbucks. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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The Noid caused a hostage crisis N PIZZA CRACKED.COM Domino's recently brought back The Noid, hoping we'd all forgotten that time in 1989 when a paranoid man, surnamed Noid, took two Domino's employees hostage because he thought the tagline avoid the Noid! was directed at him.

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Shaq owns 155 Five Guys Burgers and 17 Auntie Annie's Pretzels. FIVE GUYS and RE SHAME TE FIVE GUYS F BT + GF CARD DO NOT DIST That's more than 10% of the Five Guys in the United States. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED BURGER KING'S DEADLY POKEBALLS. BIG KiDS DIC M Charltard To promote 1999's Pokemon: The First Movie, every kids' meal came with a Pokemon figurine in its own Pokeball. The detachable pieces formed airtight seals around children's noses and mouths, and actually killed two small children.

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CRACKED TGI FRIDAYS' MOBILE MISTLETOE DRONE. In December 2014, a mobile mistletoe drone hovered over patrons to initiate make outs in exchange for prizes. During a demonstration in Brooklyn, a photographer got hit in the face, causing cuts to her chin and the end of her nose to be chipped off.

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BURGER KING PERFUME Are you trying to be appealing to people who are sexually into hamburgers? Then you should wear Burger King's Flame perfume, which literally smells like a Whopper. FLAME. CRACKED.COM

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