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Wendy's Employee

SERVES MARIJUANA BURGER

... Gets Arrested, Fired

12/5/2013 6:48 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "burger joint" -- TMZ has learned, a Wendy's employee was arrested last month in Georgia ... after allegedly making a cheeseburger with one crazy off-the-menu ingredient ... marijuana.

According to the Lovejoy Police Department, 32-year-old Amy Seiber was busted during her shift on November 1 ... after a customer called 911, complaining she had found a half-smoked blunt in her cheeseburger.

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The customer met with police at the Wendy's location where she ordered the burger, and cops claim Seiber immediately admitted the blunt was hers.

According to police, Seiber said she had been smoking pot on the job and conveniently "misplaced" the blunt inside the customer's burger ... right on top of the pickle.

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The blunt was taken as evidence and Seiber was arrested for possession of marijuana ... oh yeah, she was also promptly fired.

We spoke to the lucky customer, who tells us she experienced food poisoning-type symptoms after the incident and had to be hospitalized. 

So far, she says Wendy's has offered to help pay for her medical bills ... and has even generously thrown in a $50 gift certificate. Like she'll ever eat at Wendy's ever again. 

A rep for Wendy's tells TMZ, "Obviously the employee broke the rules and did not follow proper food handling steps ... We are deeply sorry that this incident occurred.” The rep says the franchisee is working out a favorable solution with the customer, including paying her medical bills.

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strunz2318    

The good thing is she won't miss the Mensa meeting.

137 days ago
32.

TMP    

The picture shows an uneaten burger, but she says that she had food poisoning like symptoms? Did she take the pictures of the blunt burger and then eat it anyway?? That makes no sense.

137 days ago
33.

tessa    

food poisoning and hospitalization from touching a joint? puh-leeze, what a crock. fast food is nasty food, the doob was not dangerous. 2 idiots here, the employee and the customer.

137 days ago
34.

Kurt    

This story makes me sick. Bad enough you're making no money in a fast food joint but then some ahole rats you out to the pigs. I smoke weed every day legally and I live in the US. It's madness. Legalize pot!!!

137 days ago
35.

Stephanie    

Food poisoning type symptoms, really? I smell a set up. I don't care how high a person is, you don't leave your "blunt" in a burger. Two bithes trying to get a pay day.

137 days ago
36.

Me    

That lady is so full of ****. Hospitalized from eating a point 2 . ****in drama queen or what

137 days ago
37.

YouDontSay    

Vape dont blunt!

137 days ago
38.

Kassay    

Food poisoning symptoms from eating marijuana? Um no.

137 days ago
39.

Jamey Hunter    

Sounds like the customer is seeing this is a big cash opportunity, and by the looks of the perp, she probably was looking for an excuse to quit and go back on the welfare.

136 days ago
40.

Truth    

Obama says these are the people that should be getting paid $20 an hour.

136 days ago
41.

ChrisKrak    

She didn't actually eat any of it. How is she having symptoms? What did she lose? Gas money to and from the rest? The litigious nature of this country is getting out of hand.

136 days ago
42.

Paul Dirks    

Anyone who needs medical attention after chomping on a half smoked joint is engaging in blatant fraud. Too bad you didn't identify the "victim"

136 days ago
43.

thatzhotT.O    

You don't get food poisoning from weed!

136 days ago
44.

Cynthia George-Bates    

Wait a minute. The burger is INTACT. HOW did she get hospitalized for food poisoning symptoms from something she didn't consume? Also, had she consumed it, how would the symptoms be those of FOOD poisoning? Marijuana does not mimic those symptoms which include vomiting, bowel issues, fever, etc. and there's a 1-3 day incubation period. I call BULL**** on this. While, I agree that it's disgusting to find a half smoked anything in your FOOD, I sincerely doubt this customers medical issues are a result of this incident. Especially since the food doesn't appear to have been ingested.

136 days ago
45.

Jennifer    

Food poisoning!? Oh please! Sounds like she's just trying to get some free money by making up some BS. I have ate food with marijuana in it And smoke it everyday and have never gotten sick! It actually makes me feel better when I'm feeling like ****. What a fool!

136 days ago
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