When her husband alerted the staff, they allegedly offered the couple 20,000 yuan (S$4,000) to get an abortion if they were anxious about their baby's health, KanKan News reported.
The woman and her husband were eating at the popular chain Xiabu Xiabu on September 6 when she discovered the dead rat in the hotpot, South China Morning Post reported.
Photos and video of a dead rat found at a branch of Xiabu Xiabu - boiled, hairless with legs outstretched - sandwiched between a pair of chopsticks after being fished out of a Value-Added Tax of broth have since circulated on Chinese social media.
Mr Ma also alleged that one of the staff had suggested his wife get an abortion if she was anxious about the baby's health, and offered him 20,000 yuan for the procedure.
The Shandong outlet was later shut down by local authorities for investigations.
Kankan News quoted her husband as saying restaurant staff had told him: "If you are anxious about the baby, then we'll give you 20,000 yuan (NZ$4444) to abort it".
Users of Chinese social media site Weibo reacted to the photos and video with disgust, with one person writing: "I feel like vomiting. I'm never going to eat hotpot outside again".
Ma said he and his wife went to the hospital where she had a checkup to ensure the baby was healthy.
An inspection was immediately undertaken at the restaurant, but there was reportedly no trace of rats.
Shares of Xiabu Xiabu in Hong Kong plunged 12 percent Monday and Tuesday causing the company's market value to plummet around £145 million. "Is a life worth only 20,000 yuan?" Over the years, rats falling from the ceiling and climbing up customers trousers at hot pot restaurants around China appear to have done little to diminish Chinese diners' appetite for the simmering soup. Ms Gao said the chain had always taken great care over the quality and safety of its food.
Farrow spent past year on the injured reserve, but in 2016 he ran for 192 yards on 60 carries with the then San Diego Chargers. The team did add running back Kenneth Farrow to the practice squad Wednesday, releasing wide receiver Jace Billingsley.
The nation's largest state now gets just over one-third of its energy from wind, solar or geothermal power, according to the U.S. Senate Bill 100 raises the state's already ambitious goals for producing electricity from wind, solar and other green sources.
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More than 10 million people live in areas under warnings or watches for hurricane- or tropical storm- force winds, CNN reports . People in areas vulnerable to the risky hurricane, particularly those in coastal regions, have fled ahead of the storm.
It is believed he died from an overdose but his death certificate states the cause of death is still unknown listed as "deferred". A small amount of white powder was found and police think that the house was cleaned to remove evidence of drugs.
There was better news for the other Weah in action, though, as teenager Timothy helped U.S. record a 1-0 triumph over Mexico. As expected, his every touch and movement were reportedly greeted with cheers and jubilation form the home fans.
At Barcelona they want De Jong to add to the midfield, he has similar qualities to Busquets but is better at arriving in the box. De Jong began his career with Willem II Tilburg in 2015, making his debut against FC Den Haag in May of that year.
Sand bags surround homes on North Topsail Beach, N.C., on Wednesday as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast. The town also has enacted an 8 p.m curfew starting Thursday night that will remain in place indefinitely.
Most major United States, British and Japanese banks said they would build up operations in Frankfurt, Paris or Dublin. London's ranking fell by eight points from six months ago, the biggest decline among the top contenders.
Ghanaian public, dignitaries pay final respect to Kofi Annan
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Apple ne fournira plus d'adaptateur mini-jack avec ses iPhone
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