Shopper finds a 'clump of hair' in his pasta ready meal - but Tesco says it's mushroom fibres

Mail Online | 6/12/2019 | Jack Elsom For Mailonline
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A repulsed Tesco shopper was left disgusted after discovering a 'huge clump of hair' in his tagliatelle ready meal - after he'd started tucking in.

Dale Mallon, 27, noticed some strands of what appeared to be soggy matted hair tangled around his fork as he ate the ham and mushroom pasta at work.

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At first the queasy customer, from Greenwich, London, thought it was a dead rat, but Tesco have insisted that it's actually 'mushroom fibres'.

However the supermarket giant admitted it was an 'unusual' amount and asked for it to be returned to them for testing.

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Unfortunately Dale had already disposed of the food and was unable to return it but says the supermarket issued with him a refund and £10 as a 'gesture of goodwill'.

Dale said: 'It was disgusting. I couldn't eat for the rest of the day - it made me sick. There was quite a lot of hair.

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'I was eating lunch at work and I'd had a couple of forkfuls when I noticed a little bit of hair on the fork.

'I took that off, then when I started digging in it was almost like a rat's tail or something.

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'When I pulled it out [from under the pasta], it was big. It looked like when people dig clumps of hair out of a blocked sink.

'I had a few mouthfuls so I possible could have eaten some.

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'I can only imagine someone who works...
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