A Tasmanian woman has issued a warning to parents to be aware of this danger lurking within Kmart candy canes.
Taking to Facebook to share her concerns Amber wrote:
“Today I brought a packet of 100 mini candy canes for $5.00 at Kmart Newtown (Tasmania) and have just opened the first one and this is what was inside of it. (the image attached showed a piece of wire running through the middle of the candy cane)
“I am unsure of what it is but it looks and feels to me like fishing line. So please be careful as I know that a lot of children eat these and wouldn’t know any different.”
Mouths of Mums contacted Amber and she informed us that two days later she is still waiting for someone from Kmart to contact her.
“I have been told that a Kmart official will be in contact with me, but still nothing which is sad, you would think that something like this would be very important to them!”
Amber added, “Please share where ever you feel the need to as I feel it needs to be seen all over Australia!
“It’s a cruel act ( if it was purposely done ) but by the looks of the way it is in there I’m sad to say it would have more likely been on purpose. I’m very glad that I was the one to open it rather than a small child who wouldn’t probably know any different.”
Amber’s post on Facebook has been shared over 3400 times.
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