Bucks County family sues for foul find, Buffalo rodent bites
November 4, 2012By Marilyn S. D'Angelo
Disney is supposed to be the happiest place on Earth. But for one Bucks County family, a trip to the Rainforest Café while on vacation ruined their trip and their appetites.
According to the Daily News, Richard and Carrie Jasper took their children Daniel and Alexa out for a celebratory birthday dinner. While dining at the Rainforest Café at the Disney Marketplace in Lake Buena Vista, Florida last January, they noticed "clumps of rodent parts and hair" in the dish of buffalo wings their son had been eating.
The lawsuit claims that their son had already eaten a substantial portion of the meal, became sick and couldn't eat any more. The restaurant cleared the plate and took the item off the bill, "but otherwise acted as if serving rodent parts to customers was an ordinary part of their business."
Two days later the boy was hospitalized with "abdominal distress."
Landry's, the Texas-based owner of the Rainforest Café later acknowledged that the food was contaminated, but while under the control of Perdue.
The family is suing for at least $50,000 for anguish, suffering and a ruined vacation.