I recently had to return a burger to mcds because they gave me the wrong kind. My friend wanted the burger that was the wrong kind but I thought it was only polite to give it back as proof that I had the wrong order and was not just trying to get free food. My question is, is it necessary to give it back when they are just going to throw it out? I don't want people to think I'm trying to get free food though so I always return it unless they tell me to keep it. Thanks.
I would always return it. Sometimes they will let you keep it but if their manager is a dick they can get into trouble if they don’t get it back. The managers view it as theft even though they plan to throw it out.