A dangerous, foreign object has been discovered inside a piece of Coles meat, leaving an angry shopper disgusted.
The customer shared photos of her disturbing find after cooking up a beef T-bone steak from the supermarket on Friday.
After beginning her meal, the shopper said she encountered a sizeable square of plastic lodged in the meat.
“How disgusting to find a piece of plastic hidden inside your T-bone steak,” she wrote to the supermarket’s Facebook page.
One photo showed the square wedged into the steak, while the other showed a gaping hole in the steak after the plastic had been removed.
The ordeal left the woman questioning the attention the retailer paid to screening its products before putting them on shelves.
“What sort of ‘quality’ control do you people have?,” she asked.
The shopper said finding the plastic square in her steak was “absolutely disgusting”.
Others seemed to agree, with one saying “that is terrible”.
Another encouraged the shopper to consider buying meat elsewhere.
A Coles employee replied, saying they were “disappointed to see this” and asked for additional information.
A spokesperson for the supermarket told Yahoo News Australia the customer was offered a refund.
“Coles takes the quality of all our products seriously. We have spoken to the customer and will follow up with our supplier to investigate the matter,” they said.
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