Woman finds frog in Woolworths green grapes

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A woman's festive platter almost leapt away from her after she found a small frog sitting among some green grapes purchased from Woolworths.

Zara Ramia, a customer from Geelong, Victoria, had asked an employee of hers to buy some grapes for a grazing board when she realised the green mass in the bag wasn't a bunch of darker green grapes, but actually a small frog.

"We felt bad after finding it" she explained to Yahoo News Australia.

 "We laughed a little at the randomness of the whole situation."

A green frog was  in a bag of green grapes inside a plastic bag.
The woman was shocked by the green frog found in her green grapes. Source: Facebook/Supplied

Ms Ramia said she only saw the small, green frog, which appeared to be dead by the time they spotted it, in the bag when they had left the store and began assembling the platter.

Woolworths hadn't seen it before 

Ms Ramia said she rang the store she purchased the fruit from to make sure they are carefully checking their products.

"I then got [my employee] to dispose of the grapes and froggy," she said. "I didn’t have a chance to head back into the store to swap them over."

"[The employee] had a laugh and told me a story of how she had a similar occurrence but with a banana spider and that was it," she continued, adding she was offered a refund on the bag of grapes.

"It’s definitely a first for me, receiving a bag of grapes with a little froggy in them," she joked.

"I hope in the future, my grapes or any sort of fresh produce will be untouched by an animal."

A Woolworths spokesperson told Yahoo News Australia they take food safety very seriously and have looked into the matter.

"We are looking into how this could have happened with our supply partner," they said in a statement.

"We’ve apologised to the customer and offered them a refund and replacement in light of their experience.

"If ever our customers have any concerns about the quality of the product they receive, we encourage them to return it to their local store or contact our Customer Hub for a refund or replacement."

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