An Aussie woman has slammed Hungry Jack’s for food quality and hygiene after finding an insect in her burger. 

Few things are worse than biting into your seemingly delicious burger… and also into half an insect. Darwin-based Sophia Mauboy experienced this first-hand when she found a ‘full insect’ in her Hungry Jack’s burger, and now she’s done. 

Mauboy took to Facebook to call out the fast food chain, posting pictures of her half-eaten burger with an insect on top. “I’ve never been one to experience it or complain about it, but IM DONE!!!!” Mauboy wrote on Facebook. 

“Hungry Jack’s Casuarina, it’s unreal that you’re still open. I get three quarters though a chicken burger, and I notice antennas. I peel back the top bun and no joke it’s a full insect-centipede looking thing.” she said. 

“You need to get shut down for good. Save yourself the trouble and just don’t go there. It’s just unacceptable.” she added. 

The insect in the picture appears to be an earwig. While non-venomous, the earwig bite is known to be quite painful. Mauboy’s post has since been shared over 300 times, with many in her comments asking her to report the branch. 

Hungry Jack’s was quick to respond. In a statement, the fast food chain confirmed that they were investigating Mauboy’s claims. “Hungry Jack’s is aware of the Facebook post regarding a burger purchased from its Darwin (Casuarina) restaurant and is investigating,” the statement read. 

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This isn’t the first time unwanted guests have been found in fast-food chain products over the holiday season. Earlier in December, a man called out Maccas after finding a beetle in his burger bun. While he did complain and get a refund on his order, he’s understandably steering clear of fast-food for the time being. 

“I’m a bit put off all food now to be honest,” he said in a statement to the Herald Sun. “Now I’m a bit suss on how all food is processed, how things are stored.”

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