Live rodent found in bread loaf Townsville

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Townsville:  An Australian women was livid when she found a live rat inside a loaf of bread she bought from a supermarket.
While unpacking the groceries with a friend, the Townsville woman noticed a suspicious looking hole in the loaf she had bought from local Coles supermarket.
“I said to my friend:’ This bread’s got a hole in it, it looks like a rat’s eaten into it,’ “the woman, who asked not to be identified, said.
When the woman lifted the bag out she found the rat alive and nestled inside the loaf.
“The thought of a live rat in my loaf of bread and so close to me was pretty gruesome,” she said.
“I didn’t want to vomit, I just wanted to throw it away, I got all squeamish.”
The woman said she took the bread, and rat, back to the supermarket but was not satisfied with the management’s response.
“They said that’s not our house bread so we wouldn’t be responsible for that.
“They didn’t apologise, they didn’t say they were sorry about it, all the manager said was that he didn’t know how to handle the situation.”
She said she was not seeking compensation and had declined the manager’s offer of store credit.
A Coles spokesman said the incident was “obviously concerning” and an internal investigation was under way but it appeared the contamination occurred during transit.
“It is certainly unfortunate but we are confident it is an isolated incident.” (PTI)