Boots has removed its cheese and
tomato pasta pot meals from its shelves after a customer complained she
tucked into the vegetarian snack – and swallowed a mouthful of chicken.
product was pulled after teenager Fayah Hussain, a Muslim who only eats
halal meat, found the meat in the dish which had been labelled with a
green V to mark it as a vegetarian cuisine.
night, the retail giant admitted it had received a small number of
complaints about the Delicious Simply Cheese and Tomato Salad and
temporarily removed the meal from its stores.
Fayah, who purchased the fast food at
Birmingham Airport’s Boots outlet last Friday, alleges she was only offered a £1.90 refund and snack bar when she complained to staff about the meat content at the branch.
from Yardley Wood, Birmingham, said: 'Muslims who have passed through
Birmingham Airport must have eaten this without knowing. It’s
'But this isn’t just about Muslims. How many vegetarians have eaten meat without knowing?'
Fayah said she knew immediately that there was a problem with the dish when she tasted it.
She added: 'As soon as I bit into it, I knew there was something different.
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