Tesco apologies as customers complain of ‘rotten’ Christmas turkey tasting ‘like bleach’

TESCO has apologised after furious customers slammed the superstore for selling “rotten” Christmas turkeys.

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The supermarket giant was hit by a series of complaints about its “disgusting” and “rancid” poultry ruining their Christmas.

The chain has pledged to investigate after customers claimed on social media that they had to order takeaways after discovering that the meat tasted of bleach and had “gone off”.

People took to social media to complain about the meat that costs up to £59 in the store’s Finest range.



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Rachel Tomey tweeted: “Thanks @Tesco for the gone off turkey we threw it out and had to run down to supervalue and buy a fresh turkey Christmas eve we were lucky we got one only for we bought it frozen and threw out the receipt would have brought it back.[sic]”

Kirsten Shore, from Stafford, Staffordshire, wrote: “Snap! We had the same problem!

“Our first time hosting and a rotten turkey from @Tesco ruined our day! I’m devastated!

“Thanks @Tesco for selling me a gone off turkey and wrecking my first Christmas day cooked at my home!

“£250 wasted. An awful meal and eight sick people!”

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