A tooth was found inside a dish served to a customer at the restaurant inside the Prince Hotel located in Tokyo's Shinjuku district. The hotel released a statement Friday saying that an investigation is being conducted into the incident
The dish in question, a beef and tomato stew, was part of the lunch buffet on July 22, Fuji TV reported. A male customer was eating the stew when he noticed a foreign element in his mouth as he was chewing.
Officials from the Hotel say that the stew was cooked inside the hotel sometime between July 21 and 22. Hotel management are questioning the staff, and conducting dental examinations to identify the origin of the tooth which had a silver cap.
Neither the customer who found the tooth, nor 30 other guests who ate the same food reported any health concerns.
Following the incident, the hotel submitted a formal apology to all parties involved.© Japan Today