Mum surprised to find unexpected item after purchasing Christmas cards from Big W.
Mum-of-three Laura told The Daily Telegraph that she initially suspected it was a condom.
“I did take the cards back and the staff where a bit shocked too but opened them to see what is was while I was there as I was really concerned and wanted to contact the supplier if it turned out to be a condom,” she said today.
Laura said the rubber turned out to be a latex finger cover, which may have been used for counting the cards before packaging.
“When they pulled it out, it turned out to be one of those long finger cover things.
“Still was a shock to my system for a good 24 hours wondering what on earth it was and will still contact the company about it as it’s not a good look when you get something like that in a packet of Christmas cards, but was thankful that’s all it was.”
“I almost gave the cards to my kids to write out, until I noticed that in there,” she said.
“The purpose for buying the cards was for them to hand out heading into the last week of school of the year.”
A Big W spokeswoman said: “At BIG W, we continually work hard with all of our suppliers to ensure BIG W’s products meet the safety and quality standards both BIG W and our customers expect.
“While this matter appears to be an isolated incident, we are checking the packaging of remaining products so customers can be confident of product safety.”
We recently shared that a UK Teenage girl found a dangerous extra item in her advent calendar. Read more here.
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