On his personal Facebook page, John Canesa of Canesa's Brooklyn Heros deli in Clayton wrote:
"Meatballs made with beef today in case we offend any of our overly sensitive pork haters!! Free side when you say send her back! #canesasbrooklynheros."
Customers were surprised to see the deli, which is normally open on Saturdays, was closed. There was no sign explaining why, but some who stopped by suspected it had to do with Canesa's racist Facebook post.