Thursday, October 13, 2011

Diner Chokes on Dog ID Chip

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/8824697/Bizarre-urban-myth-ruining-business-at-Chinese-restaurant.html

Daily Telegraph [UK]
13 October 2011

Bizarre urban myth ruining business at Chinese restaurant

By Richard Alleyne

Diners are shunning their Chinese eatery after an urban myth spread around the area that a woman choked on a dog's identification chip as she ate her meal.

The rumour, which began on the internet, is becoming so widespread that the 30-year-old restaurant could go out of business. [...]


The rumour revolves around a woman diner at the China Rose near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, who is said to have choked on an identification microchip from a former racing greyhound. [...]