"Can someone tell me what this is?" The woman finds mysterious insect eggs hidden inside Coles' pre-washed baby spinach bag
- A woman found mysterious insect eggs in a "pre-washed" spinach bag from Coles
- Can someone tell me what this is? & # 39; she asked in a Facebook post
- The expert says that the eggs are probably noctuid moths, but they do not represent a risk to health
Laura Hedges for Daily Mail Australia
A woman from Sydney has found a group of mysterious insect eggs in her baby spinach leaves in a "prewashed" pouch. of Coles.
In a Facebook post, the customer recalled his unpleasant surprise and asked the supermarket: "Can someone tell me what this is?"
Responding to the client, Coles allegedly said that they have "strict quality controls" & # 39; to avoid incidents like this.
A woman from Sydney has found a group of mysterious insect eggs in her baby spinach leaves in a "prewashed" pouch. of Coles
A Coles spokesperson told Yahoo7 News that he takes the quality of all his products seriously and has contacted the customer to follow up on the complaint.
"As always, we encourage customers to return any item with which they are not 100% satisfied with their nearest store for a full refund or replacement," they said.
An entomologist at the University of Queensland believes that the eggs were probably of a noctuid moth (pictured)
Kathy Ebert is an entomologist, a person focused on the study of insects, at the University of Queensland and told reporters where she expects the eggs to have come from.
She believes that they were probably noctuid moth eggs, which are prone to lay eggs in this particular vegetable.
Fortunately, Ebert said that although it was not ideal, there was not necessarily any health risk associated with the use.
This is not the first time that customers find unexpected guests in salad bags allegedly "prewashed".
However, when a student from New South Wales found an error in his Coles Caesar Salad kit last month, he caused controversy online with many people who said that it was often a sign of healthy and prosperous crops and that people should & # 39; suck & # 39; instead of complaining