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PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: The human nail in the burger ) - A mum-of-two was left horrified after her six-year-old daughter found a HUMAN NAIL in her McDonalds burger. Disgruntled Lyn Richie, 38, was treating her family to a McDonalds at her local restaurant, when her daughter, Ellyn, 6, made a shocking discovery. The child minder, from Coleraine, in Northern Ireland, was tucking into her chicken salad when she spotted a large, human nail in her daughters 4.29 Big Mac. Sickened by what she saw, Lyn reported it to a member of staff, who, to her dismay, confirmed the nail was of human origin, before offering her a full refund for the 16.77 order. SEE CATERS COPY.  *** Local Caption *** PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: The human nail in the burger ) - A mum-of-two was left horrified after her six-year-old daughter found a HUMAN NAIL in her McDonalds burger. Disgruntled Lyn Richie, 38, was treating her family to a McDonalds at her local r

PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: The human nail in the burger ) - A mum-of-two was left horrified after her six-year-old daughter found a HUMAN NAIL in her McDonalds burger. Disgruntled Lyn Richie, 38, was treating her family to a McDonalds at her local restaurant, when her daughter, Ellyn, 6, made a shocking discovery. The child minder, from Coleraine, in Northern Ireland, was tucking into her chicken salad when she spotted a large, human nail in her daughters 4.29 Big Mac. Sickened by what she saw, Lyn reported it to a member of staff, who, to her dismay, confirmed the nail was of human origin, before offering her a full refund for the 16.77 order. SEE CATERS COPY. *** Local Caption *** PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: The human nail in the burger ) - A mum-of-two was left horrified after her six-year-old daughter found a HUMAN NAIL in her McDonalds burger. Disgruntled Lyn Richie, 38, was treating her family to a McDonalds at her local r

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PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: The human nail in the burger ) - A mum-of-two was left horrified after her six-year-old daughter found a HUMAN NAIL in her McDonalds burger. Disgruntled Lyn Richie, 38, was treating her family to a McDonalds at her local restaurant, when her daughter, Ellyn, 6, made a shocking discovery. The child minder, from Coleraine, in Northern Ireland, was tucking into her chicken salad when she spotted a large, human nail in her daughters 4.29 Big Mac. Sickened by what she saw, Lyn reported it to a member of staff, who, to her dismay, confirmed the nail was of human origin, before offering her a full refund for the 16.77 order. SEE CATERS COPY. *** Local Caption *** PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: The human nail in the burger ) - A mum-of-two was left horrified after her six-year-old daughter found a HUMAN NAIL in her McDonalds burger. Disgruntled Lyn Richie, 38, was treating her family to a McDonalds at her local r

A mother-of-two was "disgusted" to find a human nail in young daughter’s McDonald’s burger.

Lyn Richie (38) said she felt sick when her six-year-old daughter Ellyn lifted the bun off her Big Mac burger and spotted a nail sitting atop its patty.

“It just sickens me - it seriously makes you questions their hygiene practices,' she told the Daily Mail.

“We definitely will not be returning back to McDonald's ever again.”

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PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: The human nail in the burger ) - A mum-of-two was left horrified after her six-year-old daughter found a HUMAN NAIL in her McDonalds burger. Disgruntled Lyn Richie, 38, was treating her family to a McDonalds at her local restaurant, when her daughter, Ellyn, 6, made a shocking discovery. The child minder, from Coleraine, in Northern Ireland, was tucking into her chicken salad when she spotted a large, human nail in her daughters 4.29 Big Mac. Sickened by what she saw, Lyn reported it to a member of staff, who, to her dismay, confirmed the nail was of human origin, before offering her a full refund for the 16.77 order. SEE CATERS COPY.  *** Local Caption *** PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: The human nail in the burger ) - A mum-of-two was left horrified after her six-year-old daughter found a HUMAN NAIL in her McDonalds burger. Disgruntled Lyn Richie, 38, was treating her family to a McDonalds at her local r

PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: The human nail in the burger ) - A mum-of-two was left horrified after her six-year-old daughter found a HUMAN NAIL in her McDonalds burger. Disgruntled Lyn Richie, 38, was treating her family to a McDonalds at her local restaurant, when her daughter, Ellyn, 6, made a shocking discovery. The child minder, from Coleraine, in Northern Ireland, was tucking into her chicken salad when she spotted a large, human nail in her daughters 4.29 Big Mac. Sickened by what she saw, Lyn reported it to a member of staff, who, to her dismay, confirmed the nail was of human origin, before offering her a full refund for the 16.77 order. SEE CATERS COPY. *** Local Caption *** PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: The human nail in the burger ) - A mum-of-two was left horrified after her six-year-old daughter found a HUMAN NAIL in her McDonalds burger. Disgruntled Lyn Richie, 38, was treating her family to a McDonalds at her local r

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The disgruntled family were eating at a McDonald’s restaurant in Derry in Northern Ireland when they made the shocking discovery.

“[Ellyn] doesn't like the bread, so luckily, she pulled the burger apart before she took a bite,” said Ms Richie.

“She said, ‘mummy, what's that?’ with a confused look on her face.”

Alerting a member of staff, Ms Richie, a child minder, said she was offered a full refund when it was confirmed the nail belonged to a human.

“Because I'm a child minder, I always take the kids I care for to McDonald's for a treat.

“But now I just can't trust them, which is a shame, because the kids loved it."

The mother-of-two said she had lodged an official complaint with McDonald’s, who, in a statement, apologised to the family “for their experience in visiting one of our restaurants”.

“We have begun an investigation following this incident and our Customer Service department will be in touch with Ms Ritchie to keep her updated,” the spokesperson added.

“Food safety and quality are our highest priority, and our restaurants and suppliers place great emphasis on quality control.”

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