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Nobody likes to be shamed over their weight, and it’s even more embarrassing when it happens out in public. Well, believe it or not, a restaurant in China was doing just that, and it caused so much backlash they are now apologizing for their actions.

In response to a national crackdown on food waste, a beef restaurant in Changsha actually began weighing its customers as they entered the establishment. Once their weight was submitted to an app, the restaurant gave them meal suggestions based on an item’s caloric content. They even urged their customers to “be thrifty and diligent, promote empty plates” calling the campaign, “operation empty plate.”

The restaurant getting blasted for it all over social media.

The restaurant has since apologized, noting they were “deeply sorry” for causing any offense and adding, “Our original intentions were to advocate stopping waste and ordering food in a healthy way. We never forced customers to weigh themselves.”

Source: LAD Bible