Employee guilty of spitting, urinating in food; cop wins $40K

A police officer and his family in Sidney, a town of about 6,000 in western Nebraska, have won $40,000 in their lawsuit against a a KFC/Taco Bell that had served them food tainted by an employee’s spit and urine in October 2005.

The employee accused of urinating and spitting in the family’s food pleaded guilty last year to violating the Nebraska Pure Food Act and fined $100, according to court records.

A jury on Friday found the restaurant negligent. The family’s attorney said of the restaurant owner,

"I’d advise them to get a better class of employees."