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Mother is left feeling ‘sick to the stomach’ after finding ‘live maggots’ in a £30 B&M rug

Mother is left feeling ‘sick to the stomach’ after finding ‘live maggots’ in a £30 B&M rug – just a day after her baby began to crawl

  • Stunned mother, from Clevedon, posted photographs of grey B&M ‘plush rug’ 
  • In snaps, a handful of small yellow larvae appear on the £30 polyester fabric
  • Mother said felt ‘sick to her stomach’ after noticing insects day after purchase

A mother was left feeling ‘sick to the stomach’ after she discovered ‘live maggots’ were crawling in her brand new B&M rug.

The stunned woman, from Clevedon in Somerset, posted photographs of the grey ‘plush rug’ to the Mrs Hinch Made Me Do It Facebook group ‘a day or two’ after purchase.

In the snaps, a handful of small yellow larvae described as ‘maggots’ can be seen on the polyester fabric and the mother’s laminate floor.

She later explained that she was ‘glad she noticed so soon’ as her baby had ‘just started crawling’ a day earlier.

The stunned woman, from Clevedon in Somerset, posted photographs of the grey ‘plush rug’ (pictured) to Facebook ‘a day or two’ after purchase

The mother shared her disgust on Facebook

The mother shared her disgust on Facebook  

‘Sorry if this grossed anyone out but I bought this rug from B&M in my home town Clevedon about a day or two ago and I am absolutely disgusted to find maggots in it,’ she said.

‘I know they have come from the rug as I only rolled it out yesterday and where I had left it in my front room is where the maggots were found.’

The mother went on to explain she first noticed the larvae in her kitchen not long after she had placed the £30 rug – but assumed it was ‘something to do with her dog’s food’.

In the snaps, a handful of small yellow larvae (pictured) described as 'maggots' can be seen on the polyester fabric and the mother's laminate floor

In the snaps, a handful of small yellow larvae (pictured) described as ‘maggots’ can be seen on the polyester fabric and the mother’s laminate floor

The mother later explained that she was 'glad she noticed so soon' as her baby had 'just started crawling' a day earlier

Pictured: 'Maggots' on the grey B&M 'plush rug'

The mother later explained that she was ‘glad she noticed so soon’ as her baby had ‘just started crawling’ a day earlier

She said: ‘I noticed these maggots after firstly finding them in the kitchen after putting the rug down and thinking it could have possibly been something to do with my dogs food or something so I just cleaned’.

But the next day, she saw more of the insects ‘leaving the rug’ and decided to try and contact the company. 

‘This morning I have noticed a fair few of them leaving the rug and feel so grossed out, I’ve tried calling B&M but have had no answer,’ she explained.

'Sorry if this grossed anyone out but I bought this rug from B&M in my home town Clevedon about a day or two ago and I am absolutely disgusted to find maggots in it,' she said

‘Sorry if this grossed anyone out but I bought this rug from B&M in my home town Clevedon about a day or two ago and I am absolutely disgusted to find maggots in it,’ she said

‘What do I do, just bin the rug? Or keep it as proof as I feel sick to my stomach’.

Dozens of Facebook users flocked to the post to offer the young mother advice, with most telling her to place the rug in a back and take it back to the shop.

One user said: ‘Do not bin it take it back to the store and tell them put it in black bags and demand a refund’.

Facebook users flocked to the post to offer the young mother advice, with most telling her to place the rug in a back and take it back to the shop

Facebook users flocked to the post to offer the young mother advice, with most telling her to place the rug in a back and take it back to the shop

Another added: ‘Omg. Take it back get your money refunded. That’s disgusting.’

And a third said: ‘I have personally never liked those rugs. Harbour too much bacteria and general dust/dirt’. 

MailOnline has contacted B&M for comment. 

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