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To think that there should not be (another) hair in my ready meal from a relatively posh supermarket?

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mameulah Thu 09-May-13 22:10:46

So, this afternoon I bought a more expensive type ready meal from the upmarket orange type supermarket and there was a hair in it.

WWYD bearing in mind two months ago there was a hair in a bag of poppadoms I bought from the green type supermarket. I sent them back and they sent a very nice apology and a ten pound voucher. To be honest the letter of apology would have been better on its own. Bearing in mind all the terrible publicity pre packaged food has had of late a ten pound voucher seemed lame.

Bin and who cares or what?

And no I didn't finish my meal.

ryanboy Fri 10-May-13 13:02:27

posh ready meals !!!
When I was a student I worked in a ready meal factory .I can tell you during the course of a day the label would change many times , but not the product

ivykaty44 Fri 10-May-13 11:05:40


nonamenewname Fri 10-May-13 10:39:22

Few too many 'obviously's there. blush

nonamenewname Fri 10-May-13 10:38:48

Oh, ffs. Sainsburys isn't Waitrose (or the flaming food hall at Selfridges), obviously, but it's also clearly not Asda.

Not that it would be OK for Asda to fill their ready meals with hair either, obviously.

Also, YABU to buy, eat, or expect hairlessness from a ready meal.

Isityouorme Fri 10-May-13 05:08:25

Sainsburys isn't posh or upmarket hmm

K8Middleton Fri 10-May-13 00:10:06

Are you sure it wasn't the bristle off a pastry brush or similar?

Arf at Sainbo's being posh grin

MaryMotherOfCheeses Thu 09-May-13 23:59:00

Ann??? Who TF is Ann???

So what sort of ready meal was it OP? We call them ping dinners here.

ivykaty44 Thu 09-May-13 23:50:08

You need to see Ann wink

mameulah Thu 09-May-13 23:49:38

Okay, I shouldn't have said 'posh' I should have said 'more expensive' and I have a pfb so I decided to purchase a ready meal because frankly I am knackered and could have done without having a hair in it.

MaryMotherOfCheeses Thu 09-May-13 23:44:45

There are many reasons I can't shop in M&S grin

The caffs just seem so boring to me, I wish there were a few more frilly knickers, iyswim. But maybe not in my soup...

ivykaty44 Thu 09-May-13 23:42:29

MMofC they are all frilly knickers and no draws - its simply awful, I can't shop with them after they did this

MardyBra Thu 09-May-13 23:40:27

I never go into the M&S self service café, but that doesn't stop me shopping in their food hall.

LittleTyga Thu 09-May-13 23:34:16

Noooooo Mary - Not virtuous - just squeamish!

Monty27 Thu 09-May-13 23:31:44

Got two meal deal curries and sides from the green type supermarket at the weekend for me and teen ds. It was RANK.

Agree it probably wasn't a hair, agree most ready meals are rank and also agree Sainsbo's isn't posh.

MaryMotherOfCheeses Thu 09-May-13 23:30:47

M&S cafes are a sad disappointment.

They're the Per Una of tea and cake.

Hashtagwhatever Thu 09-May-13 23:30:03

Are you sure your not molting?

MaryMotherOfCheeses Thu 09-May-13 23:29:06

I'm perfectly capable of cooking and once in a while I like the convenience of a ready meal.

That's hardly immoral. There's nothing virtuous about cooking everything from scratch. It's nice to do so, but it's ok to take a short cut occasionally.

ivykaty44 Thu 09-May-13 23:25:56

little toga don't you know how long it takes to cook rice?

ivykaty44 Thu 09-May-13 23:24:30

it lowers the tone having a cafe its all trays and self service not a proper place to get tea and they did this in M&S - well they wouldn't have done that back int he day - would they now? Good gracious whatever next

LittleTyga Thu 09-May-13 23:23:59

Ivy - Heating something up in a microwave isn't cooking and no Mary - I hate ready meals with a passion - I'll only eat something that I have seen been prepared and cooked (not heated up!)

Seriously though - how long does it take to grill a piece of fish? A chicken breast? Cook some rice with some veggies?

CloudsAndTrees Thu 09-May-13 23:23:57

Is Sainsburys supposed to be upmarket?

I didn't think any supermarket that felt the need to have a finest/taste the difference/whatever wanky name they have chosen type range could be considered upmarket.

I'd be happy with the voucher. Buy stuff other than ready meals with it.

MardyBra Thu 09-May-13 23:15:27

What's wrong with having a café in M&S?

ivykaty44 Thu 09-May-13 23:13:02

she did cook her own food - it wasn't next doors ready meal it was her own ready meal and she cooked it -so there grin

MaryMotherOfCheeses Thu 09-May-13 23:11:15

Something of an over reaction there Tyga?

LittleTyga Thu 09-May-13 23:08:05

Cook your own food!

I don't know how anyone can eat a vile, nasty, salty, fatty, disgusting, made by someone sweating all over it, ready meal, yuk!

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