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Vegan shopper hits out at Coles claiming the supermarket is TRICKING her into eating chicken 

Vegan shopper hits out at Coles claiming the supermarket is TRICKING her into eating chicken

  • A vegan shopper has slammed Coles for ‘tricking’ her into eating chicken
  • She posted a Tweet claiming that Coles placed the meat among vegan products 
  • The woman, who is vegan, claimed she was tricked into buying & eating chicken 


A vegan shopper has lashed out at a Coles, claiming the supermarket giant tricked her into buying and eating meat. 

The herbivore posted a tweet on Wednesday writing she was ‘disgusted’ at Coles for placing two chicken products on a shelf among plant-based alternatives.

‘Is it intentional that you put non-vegan products on the shelf between 2 vegan products?’ She wrote.

A vegan shopper has slammed Coles on Twitter for tricking her into buying a consuming chicken (pictured)

The Twitter user uploaded an image showing the supermarket giant had placed products containing meat among plant based options (pictured)

The Twitter user uploaded an image showing the supermarket giant had placed products containing meat among plant based options (pictured)

‘I am disgusted that you’ve just tricked me into buying & eating chicken, when we are all trying so hard to save the planet. Do you not care at all?’

Alongside the caption, Heidi posted a photo showing the freezer display that contained an array plant-based products, but also a shelf including the ‘I’m free range’.

The I’m Free From Chicken Nuggets and I’m Free Chicken Tenders are free from allergens and gluten but still contain meat.   

Shocked by her discovery after consuming the product, the woman questioned Coles on whether they had empathy for consumer protection. 

But other Twitter users didn’t feel the same way, with some warning the shopper should have been more careful when buying her products. 

‘Well, it’s more dangerous to put gluten containing products among the gluten-free ones. That’s why we read labels. Maybe the lack of animal protein is affecting your reading abilities… ‘ wrote one person. 

Coles responded to the Tweet explaining the staff are sometimes required to move products in the freezer display to make more space

Coles responded to the Tweet explaining the staff are sometimes required to move products in the freezer display to make more space 

‘Maybe pay attention to what you are purchasing? Blaming someone else for your complacency is pretty pathetic,’ commented another. 

The supermarket giant responded directly to the Tweet explaining in some circumstances staff are forced to relocate items for space. 

‘As you can appreciate, in some instances it may be necessary to relocate items to create the additional space required to introduce new products and sections into our range,’ Coles wrote.   

‘We attempt to create uniform layouts throughout our supermarkets however different store sizes and physical limitations mean that this is not always possible.’ 

‘Nevertheless, your specific concerns have been noted and referred to the National Grocery Space Department for their information.’

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Coles for comment.  

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