Coles probes possible Norco milk tampering

 

Coles has called for an investigation after a customer discovered two of its milk bottles had holes in the lids.

The customer, Jane Rama, told news.com.au she was concerned the Norco Milk bottles may have been contaminated, and her partner quickly returned them to Coles at Broadway after noticing.

Jane, from Newtown in Sydney, said she was even more concerned, because she bought the bottles on separate days, February 14 and 17.


"We were so tired we didn't notice at all the first bottle," she said. "It was when we bought the second bottle my partner noticed it and we quickly checked the other bottle."

"I really want to know if it's safe for consumption, as we drank a lot," she said, adding she'd given the milk to her children.

Jane found two bottles of milk had holes in the lid.
Jane found two bottles of milk had holes in the lid.

 

She bought the bottles on different days of the week – and found similar holes.
She bought the bottles on different days of the week – and found similar holes.


Her partner returned the two bottles, still with milk inside, to his local Coles, hoping the contents would be tested. He was asked to complete a report in store, he said.

A spokesperson for Coles told news.com.au it had notified Norco to investigate damaged lids.

"Coles takes the quality of all our products seriously. We have spoken to the customer and notified the supplier to investigate the matter," the spokesperson said in a statement.

"As always we encourage customers to return any item they're not 100 per cent happy with to their nearest store for a full refund or replacement."

News.com.au contacted Norco for a comment but did not receive a reply in time for the publication of this article.


Originally published as Coles probes possible milk tampering



How to apply for council’s sport equipment grants

Premium Content How to apply for council’s sport equipment grants

Fraser Coast organisations can apply for grants up to $2000 to be used for sports...

Replay: Final day of U16 cricket champs - Flares vs Embers

Premium Content Replay: Final day of U16 cricket champs - Flares vs Embers

Queensland’s best under 16 cricketers finish with a thriller

Misunderstanding proves costly for disqualified driver

Premium Content Misunderstanding proves costly for disqualified driver

Magistrate: “This is one of the most common offences people go to go jail for”.