Claws out on social media over Chai Wala's 'suspicious meat'

Was it a rat or chicken claw or nothing at all? Will we ever know?

Life&Style March 31, 2016
Was it rat meat or chicken meat? Will we ever know? PHOTO: FACEBOOK

Karachi's popular dhaba, Chai Wala, has gotten itself entangled in a controversy over the quality of the meat it is using in its famous meat parathas.

It all started when a customer posted a picture on a private food group on Facebook of what some termed to be a 'claw' found in the dhaba's chicken paratha.

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The post sparked intense discussions on social media, and even led to a news channel proclaiming the dhaba was using rat meat in its food. The media channel went as far as to claim that the part being served was a rat's claw -- an allegation that was clearly unsubstantiated since the meat was not tested by a lab.

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Obviously disturbed by all the furor, Chai Wala's owner also took to social media to explain their side of the story, clarifying that people were trying to tarnish their name and there was no evidence that the claw was found from inside their paratha.

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The owner also gave an open invitation for anyone to visit their kitchen and see their hygiene and safety standards for themselves.

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The woman who had initially posted the picture then commented back that she had never claimed it to be a rat's claw and that the media had exaggerated her initial post.

Chai Wala has yet to respond to this post. What do you guys think?


angela | 5 years ago | Reply @k k khan: y learn from hindus if educated enough v know veggies and pulses are best to keep us away from ailments and illness seafood is good if u r meat eater.
k k khan | 5 years ago | Reply Go green guys, Eat vagies. Learn a lesson from our Hindu brothers.
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