However when she complained to staff at the bargain megastore, the shopper claims they unbelievably told her to ‘put it in the microwave’ before eventually refunding her.
This isn’t the first time that Costco has encountered complaints about their chickens being undercooked.
Said one social media user: ‘Bought one, came home, was pink, called up got a refund.’
‘Figured it was an error and bought another … pink.
‘Seen too many posts about undercooked chooks to try again.’
The Herald Sun reports that Costco ‘did not respond to questions’ about whether they’d received complaints about their chickens or had changed their cooking methods.
However a Costco assistant general merchandise manager did tell the paper that “a number of external and environmental factors that can cause meat to be pink yet still fully cooked and safe to eat”.