A MOTHER was left horrified after she noticed fly eggs on a Domino’s chicken wing earlier than thought-about actually one in every of her youngsters ate it.
Kat Lecheminant-Pay acknowledged that she felt “disgusted” by the invention – with the takeaway giant Domino’s later confirming fly eggs had been discovered.
The company has since apologised to the household and says it takes meals hygiene “very seriously”.
However, the mother-of-two from Hanover, Brighton was left “dissatisfied” with Domino’s response – so contacted the Environmental Health Service at Brighton and Hove City Council.
A council spokesman confirmed that meals security officers visited the division on September 1 after receiving Kat’s criticism.
While he acknowledged it might be inappropriate to remark whereas an investigation is ongoing, he acknowledged: “We take all complaints very seriously and work hard with our local businesses to ensure the highest possible food hygiene standards are met and that they are doing everything reasonably expected to keep food safe for consumption.”
The Domino’s division in London Road, Brighton was given probably the greatest potential meals hygiene ranking of 5 – based totally on its closing inspection in March 2019.
Kat spent £45 on the meal as a deal with for her sons, eight-year-old Leighton and nine-year-old Riley.
She expressed her low cost in recognizing the fly eggs contained in the chicken wings earlier than thought-about actually one in every of her youngsters ate one.
Kat acknowledged: “I do know what fly eggs appear to be. I used to have a cat that may go away its meals on a each day basis and if flies went on it, they laid eggs and that’s how I do know.
“I threw the wing as soon as extra into the sphere and I felt so sick.
“Everything is meant to be made fresh, but you just never know. I’m a bit worried.”
A spokesperson from Domino’s acknowledged: “At Domino’s we take meals high quality and security terribly critically with strict controls in place all by means of all shops.
“The London Road store in Brighton has a fantastic track record with five stars recorded by the most recent Food Standards Agency review.
“We have apologised to the buyer, issued her a refund together with vouchers as a gesture of goodwill.
“We’d need to reassure prospects this latest downside has been totally investigated at a retailer diploma to make sure such a peculiar contamination can’t occur as quickly as additional.
“We are working with the local environmental health authority to aid them in their investigation.”