Germany : prison forced to feed inmates McDonalds

Prisoners in a small German city are being served cheeseburgers in place of their usual fare after a food contract deal fell through. They can order items up to a value of 4 euros.

Police in the western German town of Bergisch Gladbach have been ordering takeaway McDonalds for inmates after a food supply contract fell through at the start of March, local media reported on Monday. The inmates of the short term facility are given the choice of a hamburger, a cheeseburger or a veggieburger for lunch and a McToast with cheese, ham and bacon for breakfast, Cologne tabloid “Express” reported. Bigger burgers were reportedly too expensive.

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