What is the postion of BURGER KING CORPORATION regarding false email statements?

October 23, 1998

Burger King Corporation has learned of an e-mail being circulated on the internet that FALSELY alleges the injury and death of a child while playing in a playground ball pit resulting from a rattle snake bite.

To be positively clear, the incident outlined in the e-mail has no basis in fact relative to any Burger King® restaurants.

Burger King Corporation takes the dissemination of this false rumor very seriously and will vigorously pursue any and all remedies available to us against the originator(s) to the fullest extent allowed by law.

All questions regarding this rumor can be directed to Burger King Corporation Consumer Relations, 17777 Old Cutler Road, Miami, Florida 33157, or by calling 305-378-3535.

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