Coles shopper calls for urgent recall on cans of tinned tomatoes
Panic after shopper’s son nearly swallows ‘big piece of plastic’
A Coles shopper has called on the supermarket to recall a range tinned tomatoes after an unsettling find.
Customer Sahar took to Facebook to share how her son nearly swallowed a large piece of plastic, which she believes was in a tin of Coles brand Diced Italian Tomatoes.
Posting on Coles’ Facebook page, Sahar shared an image of the plastic piece and wrote: ‘Mortified by what happened today ... I purchased your diced tomatoes in a can cooked up my meal as my 3yr old boy was eating he spat out this big piece of plastic that came from [your] can ... I am thankful my youngest wasn’t the one eating!!'
Sahar adds: ‘I ask that you make sure you recall all cans best before 13/09/2021.’
Sahar claims her son spat out this 'big piece of plastic' ...
The shopper believes it came from this tin of Coles Diced Italian Tomatoes.
Coles responded to Sahar’s claims saying they were ‘concerned’ by her find. Speaking to New Idea Food, a Coles representative said they were investigating the incident.
‘Coles takes the quality of all our products seriously. We have contacted the customer and will follow up with our supplier to investigate the matter,’ the Coles spokesperson said.
‘As always we encourage customers to return any item they’re not 100% happy with to their nearest store for a full refund or replacement.’
Amy SinclairAmy Sinclair is the editor of New Idea Food. She is a former weekly magazine editor who loves all things food, cooking and eating - especially the eating! When she's not looking after her three children, you'll find her in the kitchen or busily hiding online shopping purchases from her husband.