Sushi chain reports diner who licked utensils in viral clip to police


The operator of major conveyor belt sushi restaurant chain Sushiro said Wednesday it has filed a damage complaint to police against a customer after a video of them misusing and licking unused cups and sushi racked up millions of views online.

The move by Akindo Sushiro Co. comes as videos of customers’ unhygienic behavior at its and competitors’ restaurants, where food is served in plates that travel by conveyor belts that pass numerous diners, have attracted increasing negative attention and criticism online.

In the 48-second clip widely shared on social media, a customer at a branch of the ...

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