Dad Jaedan Wintersong claims glass was in his Tesco bread
A father of two claims he
suffered cuts to his mouth and gums from shards of glass in a slice
of supermarket bread.
Jaedan Wintersong, 33, bought the loaf
of 'Tiger’ bread on Tuesday afternoon from the bakery at Tesco’s
Park Farm store in Ashford.
The company says it is investigating
his complaint as a matter of urgency.
The glass was discovered after Mr
Wintersong’s wife Lorraine prepared a fish supper for him and their
two children at their home in Brookfield Road, South Ashford,
including slices of bread and butter.
He said: "As I bit down into the bread
I got a crunching sensation and my first thought was that I’d
broken a tooth.
"But when I looked in the mirror I saw
that there were cuts to my gums and the roof of my mouth and it was
full of blood.
"I inspected the loaf and the glass
wasn’t just on the bread, it was actually baked into it."
Mr Wintersong, who suffers from
multiple sclerosis, says he contacted Tesco’s helpline but they
advised him to take the loaf back to the store, which he did that
Mr Wintersong added: "All the person I
spoke to - who I think was the night manager - said to me was
'there’s nothing I can do, come back and speak to a manager in the
Jaedan Wintersong is said
to have discovered glass in a loaf he bought at Tesco
"He said it looked like fluorescent
tubing or light bulb glass and that he didn’t know how it had got
in there or what other products could be affected.
"I’m just really worried there could
be families out there that are buying their bakery products and
this stuff could find its way into their kids’ sandwiches."
Mr Wintersong has since received
medical attention from his family doctor as he says he has been
coughing up blood.
In response to his claims, a Tesco
spokesman said: "We are sorry Mr Wintersong was unhappy with the
response he received.
"The store manager will be speaking
with Mr Wintersong and will investigate his complaint as a matter
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