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Burger King shops in China close following state-run TV expose

US fast-food chain apologizes after accusations it served expired food

SHANGHAI -- U.S. fast-food chain Burger King has suspended operations at a number of its outlets in eastern China and is looking into allegations that it served expired food to customers.

An expose airing the accusations was shown on state-owned CCTV's annual "315 Night Show" dealing with consumer rights.

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