Mum finds live frog in bag of Waitrose salad

Mum finds live frog in bag of Waitrose sald

Mum finds live frog in bag of Waitrose sald

First published in News Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Senior Features Writer

One hungry Hampshire mum and daughter found something else green when they opened up their bag of salad - a live frog.

Mum-of-three Christina Carrington, who works as a health care manager, said she opened the bag of leaves before work and took a few for her lunch on the go.

But it wasn't until later that same evening her youngest daughter Daniela Toale made the slimy discovery.

The 20-year-old university student was preparing dinner while her 50-year-old mum was at a gym class when she caught sight of the croaky critter in the salad.

Christina, from Chandler's Ford , had bought the mixed leaf bag from Waitrose in Ringwood .

The frog had survived despite being trapped in the bag for more than 24 hours.

She said: “I am absolutely mortified to think I ate the leaves at lunch time when clearly the frog had been in the same bag. I feel repulsed.”

A spokesman from Waitrose, said: “We are very sorry for the distress caused. All our bagged salad is thoroughly washed and we have steps in place to check each product before packaging.

“Although this is an isolated incident, we're investigating with our suppliers how this happened and taking steps to minimise the chances of this happening again.”

She added that the frog was “fine” and the supermarket chain is seeking advice from the RSPCA on finding it a suitable home.

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8:04am Wed 12 Sep 12

sotonbusdriver says...

Unless the frog was poisonous I doubt whether eating the salad, she will croak it.....
Unless the frog was poisonous I doubt whether eating the salad, she will croak it..... sotonbusdriver
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8:08am Wed 12 Sep 12

bigfella777 says...

A spokesman from Waitrose, said: “We are very sorry for the distress caused. All our bagged salad is thoroughly washed and we have steps in place to check each product before packaging.

Well thats obviously a complete lie to start with.You wouldn't get this trouble at Lidls.
A spokesman from Waitrose, said: “We are very sorry for the distress caused. All our bagged salad is thoroughly washed and we have steps in place to check each product before packaging. Well thats obviously a complete lie to start with.You wouldn't get this trouble at Lidls. bigfella777
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8:36am Wed 12 Sep 12

freefinker says...

.. is it a bit to capture the French market?
.. is it a bit to capture the French market? freefinker
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9:02am Wed 12 Sep 12

Georgem says...

"I was so mortified, I ran straight to the papers"
"I was so mortified, I ran straight to the papers" Georgem
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9:05am Wed 12 Sep 12

wossit says...

Whats the fuss about take the frog out and wash the salad again job done. whats wrong with people today are they so detached on how food is grown, just becuase its normal devoid of life when you open it . It don't mean it was not cover in insects and frogs just 24hrs before hand
Whats the fuss about take the frog out and wash the salad again job done. whats wrong with people today are they so detached on how food is grown, just becuase its normal devoid of life when you open it . It don't mean it was not cover in insects and frogs just 24hrs before hand wossit
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9:06am Wed 12 Sep 12

Huffter says...

Always a danger for those who want to buy ready prepared food - I prefer the old-fashioned method of buying a lettuce and washing it.
Always a danger for those who want to buy ready prepared food - I prefer the old-fashioned method of buying a lettuce and washing it. Huffter
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9:13am Wed 12 Sep 12

Big Mac says...

bigfella777 wrote:
A spokesman from Waitrose, said: “We are very sorry for the distress caused. All our bagged salad is thoroughly washed and we have steps in place to check each product before packaging.

Well thats obviously a complete lie to start with.You wouldn't get this trouble at Lidls.
Well thats obviously a complete lie...
no it isn't. It's a statement of company policy. That said, mistakes happen and I bet there is someone in the background hoping mad about this.
In regard to Lidls, I'm sure if they did 'trouble' it would be cheaper though – each to their own.
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: A spokesman from Waitrose, said: “We are very sorry for the distress caused. All our bagged salad is thoroughly washed and we have steps in place to check each product before packaging. Well thats obviously a complete lie to start with.You wouldn't get this trouble at Lidls.[/p][/quote]Well thats obviously a complete lie... no it isn't. It's a statement of company policy. That said, mistakes happen and I bet there is someone in the background hoping mad about this. In regard to Lidls, I'm sure if they did 'trouble' it would be cheaper though – each to their own. Big Mac
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9:20am Wed 12 Sep 12

Georgem says...

This sort of thing is far from isolated. Last year, I bought some cornflakes from Waitrose, and almost choked to death on a small plastic dinosaur hidden amongst them.
This sort of thing is far from isolated. Last year, I bought some cornflakes from Waitrose, and almost choked to death on a small plastic dinosaur hidden amongst them. Georgem
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9:24am Wed 12 Sep 12

MGRA says...

And her proof that her account is true is...... ????
And her proof that her account is true is...... ???? MGRA
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9:26am Wed 12 Sep 12

George4th says...

Was she frog marched to the Daily Echo by a make-up artist?!
Was she frog marched to the Daily Echo by a make-up artist?! George4th
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9:28am Wed 12 Sep 12

ohec says...

If people knew what happened to half their food they would be a lot slimmer, it won't be long before supermarkets will sell you somebody to eat all this ready to eat food to save you the trouble, or are we fast approaching the stage where you don't sit down for a meal you just pop a pill.
If people knew what happened to half their food they would be a lot slimmer, it won't be long before supermarkets will sell you somebody to eat all this ready to eat food to save you the trouble, or are we fast approaching the stage where you don't sit down for a meal you just pop a pill. ohec
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9:39am Wed 12 Sep 12

Huey says...

ohec wrote:
If people knew what happened to half their food they would be a lot slimmer, it won't be long before supermarkets will sell you somebody to eat all this ready to eat food to save you the trouble, or are we fast approaching the stage where you don't sit down for a meal you just pop a pill.
This is a ribbiting story
[quote][p][bold]ohec[/bold] wrote: If people knew what happened to half their food they would be a lot slimmer, it won't be long before supermarkets will sell you somebody to eat all this ready to eat food to save you the trouble, or are we fast approaching the stage where you don't sit down for a meal you just pop a pill.[/p][/quote]This is a ribbiting story Huey
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9:44am Wed 12 Sep 12

Lockssmart says...

Saladmander
Saladmander Lockssmart
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9:48am Wed 12 Sep 12

George4th says...

Lockssmart wrote:
Saladmander
Very good although I didn't immediately have the froggiest idea what it meant!
[quote][p][bold]Lockssmart[/bold] wrote: Saladmander[/p][/quote]Very good although I didn't immediately have the froggiest idea what it meant! George4th
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9:51am Wed 12 Sep 12

forestexbury says...

Perhaps it was a mixed salad.... lettuce with frogs legs..........
Perhaps it was a mixed salad.... lettuce with frogs legs.......... forestexbury
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9:58am Wed 12 Sep 12

daveetwo says...

Just as well she didnt swallow it otherwise she wouldnt have been able to talk to reporters because she had a frog in her throat.
Just as well she didnt swallow it otherwise she wouldnt have been able to talk to reporters because she had a frog in her throat. daveetwo
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10:05am Wed 12 Sep 12

Paramjit Bahia says...

Agree with comment that some people simply do not realise how food is produced in fields.

Rather than making standard statement, which most will hardly believe, Waitrose should have told the truth:

In cheap small bag of Salad suppliers can only put a little frog, if people want elephant they should pay lot more...

Hope the ladies have found their prince!
Agree with comment that some people simply do not realise how food is produced in fields. Rather than making standard statement, which most will hardly believe, Waitrose should have told the truth: In cheap small bag of Salad suppliers can only put a little frog, if people want elephant they should pay lot more... Hope the ladies have found their prince! Paramjit Bahia
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10:16am Wed 12 Sep 12

pushamara says...

Georgem wrote:
This sort of thing is far from isolated. Last year, I bought some cornflakes from Waitrose, and almost choked to death on a small plastic dinosaur hidden amongst them.
Haha! I actually laughed out loud whe I read that! Are you sure it wasn't a bike reflector in the shape of a tiger?!
[quote][p][bold]Georgem[/bold] wrote: This sort of thing is far from isolated. Last year, I bought some cornflakes from Waitrose, and almost choked to death on a small plastic dinosaur hidden amongst them.[/p][/quote]Haha! I actually laughed out loud whe I read that! Are you sure it wasn't a bike reflector in the shape of a tiger?! pushamara
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10:32am Wed 12 Sep 12

Georgem says...

Paramjit Bahia wrote:
Agree with comment that some people simply do not realise how food is produced in fields.

Rather than making standard statement, which most will hardly believe, Waitrose should have told the truth:

In cheap small bag of Salad suppliers can only put a little frog, if people want elephant they should pay lot more...

Hope the ladies have found their prince!
Brilliant! Also, I couldn't help reading it in Borat's voice.
[quote][p][bold]Paramjit Bahia[/bold] wrote: Agree with comment that some people simply do not realise how food is produced in fields. Rather than making standard statement, which most will hardly believe, Waitrose should have told the truth: In cheap small bag of Salad suppliers can only put a little frog, if people want elephant they should pay lot more... Hope the ladies have found their prince![/p][/quote]Brilliant! Also, I couldn't help reading it in Borat's voice. Georgem
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10:43am Wed 12 Sep 12

NotoNwo says...

"This woman had opened the bag of salad and took a few leaves for her lunch. Later in the evening the daughter is preparing dinner and makes the grave discovery of the frog!"

"Thats right Poirot"

"Ah but my dear Hastings, the bag was opened in the morning and left unattended in the scullery all day until the EVENING when madamoseille Carrington was preparing the evening meal so the frog could have made its way into the bag at any time during the day after madam carrington had left for her place of work!"

"Poirot! You got it! How silly of me to assume the frog was in the bag to begin with."

"Mon amis, they can fool the good Inspector Japp of Scotland Yard, but NOT 'Ercule Poirot !!!"
"This woman had opened the bag of salad and took a few leaves for her lunch. Later in the evening the daughter is preparing dinner and makes the grave discovery of the frog!" "Thats right Poirot" "Ah but my dear Hastings, the bag was opened in the morning and left unattended in the scullery all day until the EVENING when madamoseille Carrington was preparing the evening meal so the frog could have made its way into the bag at any time during the day after madam carrington had left for her place of work!" "Poirot! You got it! How silly of me to assume the frog was in the bag to begin with." "Mon amis, they can fool the good Inspector Japp of Scotland Yard, but NOT 'Ercule Poirot !!!" NotoNwo
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10:44am Wed 12 Sep 12

wilson castaway says...

I remember when my mum found a huge grasshopper in a bunch of grapes.It was dead unfortunately but we didn't call the papers,we kept it as it was soo cool.Took it to school for show and tell, then threw it away.Even ate the grapes!
I remember when my mum found a huge grasshopper in a bunch of grapes.It was dead unfortunately but we didn't call the papers,we kept it as it was soo cool.Took it to school for show and tell, then threw it away.Even ate the grapes! wilson castaway
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11:12am Wed 12 Sep 12

Northamboy says...

Why go to the Echo? Why not take it to the shop, complain, get a few goodies and an apology, job done!

Going to the Echo seems to be an over reaction to me. Glad the frog is ok.
Why go to the Echo? Why not take it to the shop, complain, get a few goodies and an apology, job done! Going to the Echo seems to be an over reaction to me. Glad the frog is ok. Northamboy
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11:30am Wed 12 Sep 12

S!monOn says...

Just read the headline in the Daily Frog..."Innocent frog minding its own business on a cabbage leaf gets abducted, put in a plastic bag and almost eaten by giant alien"... more to follow....
Just read the headline in the Daily Frog..."Innocent frog minding its own business on a cabbage leaf gets abducted, put in a plastic bag and almost eaten by giant alien"... more to follow.... S!monOn
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11:41am Wed 12 Sep 12

wilson castaway says...

I have two pet frogs, id happily give the frog a home, if it cant be released.
I have two pet frogs, id happily give the frog a home, if it cant be released. wilson castaway
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11:53am Wed 12 Sep 12

Georgem says...

S!monOn wrote:
Just read the headline in the Daily Frog..."Innocen
t frog minding its own business on a cabbage leaf gets abducted, put in a plastic bag and almost eaten by giant alien"... more to follow....
It's a growing problem. I read an interesting article about the phenomenon in last month's 'The Lily Pad".
[quote][p][bold]S!monOn[/bold] wrote: Just read the headline in the Daily Frog..."Innocen t frog minding its own business on a cabbage leaf gets abducted, put in a plastic bag and almost eaten by giant alien"... more to follow....[/p][/quote]It's a growing problem. I read an interesting article about the phenomenon in last month's 'The Lily Pad". Georgem
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11:57am Wed 12 Sep 12

sotonbusdriver says...

Headline reads :- "Mum finds live frog in bag of Waitrose salad"..

No-one has asked why she had "Waitrose Salad",, surely having someone elses salad, is THEFT ???
Headline reads :- "Mum finds live frog in bag of Waitrose salad".. No-one has asked why she had "Waitrose Salad",, surely having someone elses salad, is THEFT ??? sotonbusdriver
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11:58am Wed 12 Sep 12

ameliaS says...

Frogs are not slimey, they're lovely little critters.
Frogs are not slimey, they're lovely little critters. ameliaS
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12:07pm Wed 12 Sep 12

Sovietobserver says...

I think this story has been toad-ally blown out of all proportion.
I think this story has been toad-ally blown out of all proportion. Sovietobserver
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12:18pm Wed 12 Sep 12

lilbitofjodi , Eastleigh says...

Couldn't feel that repulsed if your taking pictures with it!
Couldn't feel that repulsed if your taking pictures with it! lilbitofjodi , Eastleigh
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12:35pm Wed 12 Sep 12

CruelDevil says...

ameliaS wrote:
Frogs are not slimey, they're lovely little critters.
Unless of course the frog in question had recently completed filming on an episode of "Get Your Own Back!", where everyone is slimey...
[quote][p][bold]ameliaS[/bold] wrote: Frogs are not slimey, they're lovely little critters.[/p][/quote]Unless of course the frog in question had recently completed filming on an episode of "Get Your Own Back!", where everyone is slimey... CruelDevil
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12:47pm Wed 12 Sep 12

mr.southampton says...

Must be the latest middle-class food fad.

Sushi is soooo yesterday dahling!!!
Must be the latest middle-class food fad. Sushi is soooo yesterday dahling!!! mr.southampton
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1:31pm Wed 12 Sep 12

Huffter says...

NotoNwo wrote:
"This woman had opened the bag of salad and took a few leaves for her lunch. Later in the evening the daughter is preparing dinner and makes the grave discovery of the frog!" "Thats right Poirot" "Ah but my dear Hastings, the bag was opened in the morning and left unattended in the scullery all day until the EVENING when madamoseille Carrington was preparing the evening meal so the frog could have made its way into the bag at any time during the day after madam carrington had left for her place of work!" "Poirot! You got it! How silly of me to assume the frog was in the bag to begin with." "Mon amis, they can fool the good Inspector Japp of Scotland Yard, but NOT 'Ercule Poirot !!!"
Poirot wouldn't have anything to do with frogs - he's Belgian.
[quote][p][bold]NotoNwo[/bold] wrote: "This woman had opened the bag of salad and took a few leaves for her lunch. Later in the evening the daughter is preparing dinner and makes the grave discovery of the frog!" "Thats right Poirot" "Ah but my dear Hastings, the bag was opened in the morning and left unattended in the scullery all day until the EVENING when madamoseille Carrington was preparing the evening meal so the frog could have made its way into the bag at any time during the day after madam carrington had left for her place of work!" "Poirot! You got it! How silly of me to assume the frog was in the bag to begin with." "Mon amis, they can fool the good Inspector Japp of Scotland Yard, but NOT 'Ercule Poirot !!!"[/p][/quote]Poirot wouldn't have anything to do with frogs - he's Belgian. Huffter
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1:53pm Wed 12 Sep 12

bobbyboy says...

If she had brought it in Portswood she would have got a carp in it so stop carping on and hopping off to the echo to complain.
If she had brought it in Portswood she would have got a carp in it so stop carping on and hopping off to the echo to complain. bobbyboy
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2:16pm Wed 12 Sep 12

alan.of.eastleigh says...

bigfella777 wrote:
A spokesman from Waitrose, said: “We are very sorry for the distress caused. All our bagged salad is thoroughly washed and we have steps in place to check each product before packaging. Well thats obviously a complete lie to start with.You wouldn't get this trouble at Lidls.
The truth is that most of these stories are made up. Not saying this is the case here but we should also bear in mind the frog was not found in a sealed bag. If was found by a child several hours later. Hmmmm....
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: A spokesman from Waitrose, said: “We are very sorry for the distress caused. All our bagged salad is thoroughly washed and we have steps in place to check each product before packaging. Well thats obviously a complete lie to start with.You wouldn't get this trouble at Lidls.[/p][/quote]The truth is that most of these stories are made up. Not saying this is the case here but we should also bear in mind the frog was not found in a sealed bag. If was found by a child several hours later. Hmmmm.... alan.of.eastleigh
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2:17pm Wed 12 Sep 12

alan.of.eastleigh says...

OK a 20 year old child.....
OK a 20 year old child..... alan.of.eastleigh
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2:30pm Wed 12 Sep 12

sotonboy84 says...

Wouldn't a frog have suffocated in a sealed bag?!
I've had frogs in my kitchen before so more than likely the bag was left open on the side long enough for a frog to get in OR a frog got into the fridge when the door was open.
Wouldn't a frog have suffocated in a sealed bag?! I've had frogs in my kitchen before so more than likely the bag was left open on the side long enough for a frog to get in OR a frog got into the fridge when the door was open. sotonboy84
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4:04pm Wed 12 Sep 12

Huffter says...

sotonboy84 wrote:
Wouldn't a frog have suffocated in a sealed bag?! I've had frogs in my kitchen before so more than likely the bag was left open on the side long enough for a frog to get in OR a frog got into the fridge when the door was open.
Recently I've had a problem with spiders indoors... now I've got to check the kitchen for fridging frogs!
[quote][p][bold]sotonboy84[/bold] wrote: Wouldn't a frog have suffocated in a sealed bag?! I've had frogs in my kitchen before so more than likely the bag was left open on the side long enough for a frog to get in OR a frog got into the fridge when the door was open.[/p][/quote]Recently I've had a problem with spiders indoors... now I've got to check the kitchen for fridging frogs! Huffter
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4:17pm Wed 12 Sep 12

sotonboy84 says...

Huffter wrote:
sotonboy84 wrote: Wouldn't a frog have suffocated in a sealed bag?! I've had frogs in my kitchen before so more than likely the bag was left open on the side long enough for a frog to get in OR a frog got into the fridge when the door was open.
Recently I've had a problem with spiders indoors... now I've got to check the kitchen for fridging frogs!
Eeeeeeek!
[quote][p][bold]Huffter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]sotonboy84[/bold] wrote: Wouldn't a frog have suffocated in a sealed bag?! I've had frogs in my kitchen before so more than likely the bag was left open on the side long enough for a frog to get in OR a frog got into the fridge when the door was open.[/p][/quote]Recently I've had a problem with spiders indoors... now I've got to check the kitchen for fridging frogs![/p][/quote]Eeeeeeek! sotonboy84
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4:42pm Wed 12 Sep 12

miltonarcher says...

That bag of Waitrose salad the lady is holding looks very poor value for money. Did the frog eat the rest? If the frog got really really scared I guess the salad "dressing" would have been interesting!!!
That bag of Waitrose salad the lady is holding looks very poor value for money. Did the frog eat the rest? If the frog got really really scared I guess the salad "dressing" would have been interesting!!! miltonarcher
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4:52pm Wed 12 Sep 12

S!monOn says...

sotonbusdriver wrote:
Headline reads :- "Mum finds live frog in bag of Waitrose salad".. No-one has asked why she had "Waitrose Salad",, surely having someone elses salad, is THEFT ???
Eh?
[quote][p][bold]sotonbusdriver[/bold] wrote: Headline reads :- "Mum finds live frog in bag of Waitrose salad".. No-one has asked why she had "Waitrose Salad",, surely having someone elses salad, is THEFT ???[/p][/quote]Eh? S!monOn
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5:05pm Wed 12 Sep 12

Crimbo says...

At least is showed the salad was fresh... If it had been a dead frog the salad may have been past it's "sell by" day :-)
At least is showed the salad was fresh... If it had been a dead frog the salad may have been past it's "sell by" day :-) Crimbo
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5:19pm Wed 12 Sep 12

BillyTheKid says...

Echo headline :

"Frog in salad story spawns weak joke marathon on Echo forum......"
Echo headline : "Frog in salad story spawns weak joke marathon on Echo forum......" BillyTheKid
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5:24pm Wed 12 Sep 12

Fatty x Ford Worker says...

Why did She not fry it loverly jubbly with nice old bag lettuce!
Why did She not fry it loverly jubbly with nice old bag lettuce! Fatty x Ford Worker
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6:34pm Wed 12 Sep 12

NotoNwo says...

Huffter wrote:
NotoNwo wrote:
"This woman had opened the bag of salad and took a few leaves for her lunch. Later in the evening the daughter is preparing dinner and makes the grave discovery of the frog!" "Thats right Poirot" "Ah but my dear Hastings, the bag was opened in the morning and left unattended in the scullery all day until the EVENING when madamoseille Carrington was preparing the evening meal so the frog could have made its way into the bag at any time during the day after madam carrington had left for her place of work!" "Poirot! You got it! How silly of me to assume the frog was in the bag to begin with." "Mon amis, they can fool the good Inspector Japp of Scotland Yard, but NOT 'Ercule Poirot !!!"
Poirot wouldn't have anything to do with frogs - he's Belgian.
Yes - he was very resentful of being called a frenchman and you could not blame him either.
[quote][p][bold]Huffter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]NotoNwo[/bold] wrote: "This woman had opened the bag of salad and took a few leaves for her lunch. Later in the evening the daughter is preparing dinner and makes the grave discovery of the frog!" "Thats right Poirot" "Ah but my dear Hastings, the bag was opened in the morning and left unattended in the scullery all day until the EVENING when madamoseille Carrington was preparing the evening meal so the frog could have made its way into the bag at any time during the day after madam carrington had left for her place of work!" "Poirot! You got it! How silly of me to assume the frog was in the bag to begin with." "Mon amis, they can fool the good Inspector Japp of Scotland Yard, but NOT 'Ercule Poirot !!!"[/p][/quote]Poirot wouldn't have anything to do with frogs - he's Belgian.[/p][/quote]Yes - he was very resentful of being called a frenchman and you could not blame him either. NotoNwo
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6:45pm Wed 12 Sep 12

bigfella777 says...

Mum-of-three Christina Carrington,who only wears jimmy choo shoes and works as a health care manager, said she opened the bag of leaves before work and took a few for her lunch on the go because she just exists on nothing but lettuce.

But it wasn't until later that same evening her youngest daughter Daniela Toale(rich divorced husbands name) made the slimy discovery.

The 20-year-old university student who is studying geothermal astro physics at Oxford was preparing dinner while her 50-year-old mum was at her daily gym class to keep her perfect when she caught sight of the croaky critter in the salad.




Christina, from Chandler's Ford , had bought the mixed leaf bag from Waitrose in Ringwood because she would rather drive 20 miles to shop than be seen dead in Asda.

SNOB!!!
Mum-of-three Christina Carrington,who only wears jimmy choo shoes and works as a health care manager, said she opened the bag of leaves before work and took a few for her lunch on the go because she just exists on nothing but lettuce. But it wasn't until later that same evening her youngest daughter Daniela Toale(rich divorced husbands name) made the slimy discovery. The 20-year-old university student who is studying geothermal astro physics at Oxford was preparing dinner while her 50-year-old mum was at her daily gym class to keep her perfect when she caught sight of the croaky critter in the salad. Christina, from Chandler's Ford , had bought the mixed leaf bag from Waitrose in Ringwood because she would rather drive 20 miles to shop than be seen dead in Asda. SNOB!!! bigfella777
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9:10pm Wed 12 Sep 12

BillyTheKid says...

bigfella777 wrote:
Mum-of-three Christina Carrington,who only wears jimmy choo shoes and works as a health care manager, said she opened the bag of leaves before work and took a few for her lunch on the go because she just exists on nothing but lettuce.

But it wasn't until later that same evening her youngest daughter Daniela Toale(rich divorced husbands name) made the slimy discovery.

The 20-year-old university student who is studying geothermal astro physics at Oxford was preparing dinner while her 50-year-old mum was at her daily gym class to keep her perfect when she caught sight of the croaky critter in the salad.




Christina, from Chandler's Ford , had bought the mixed leaf bag from Waitrose in Ringwood because she would rather drive 20 miles to shop than be seen dead in Asda.

SNOB!!!
Perhaps ASDA don't do frogs with their salad bags.
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: Mum-of-three Christina Carrington,who only wears jimmy choo shoes and works as a health care manager, said she opened the bag of leaves before work and took a few for her lunch on the go because she just exists on nothing but lettuce. But it wasn't until later that same evening her youngest daughter Daniela Toale(rich divorced husbands name) made the slimy discovery. The 20-year-old university student who is studying geothermal astro physics at Oxford was preparing dinner while her 50-year-old mum was at her daily gym class to keep her perfect when she caught sight of the croaky critter in the salad. Christina, from Chandler's Ford , had bought the mixed leaf bag from Waitrose in Ringwood because she would rather drive 20 miles to shop than be seen dead in Asda. SNOB!!![/p][/quote]Perhaps ASDA don't do frogs with their salad bags. BillyTheKid
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9:36pm Wed 12 Sep 12

Linesman says...

She was angry and the frog was hopping mad................I
f this had happened in a French supermarket, she would have bought a bottle of wine and the frog would have been legless.
She was angry and the frog was hopping mad................I f this had happened in a French supermarket, she would have bought a bottle of wine and the frog would have been legless. Linesman
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10:28pm Wed 12 Sep 12

IronLady2010 says...

How has this reached The Echo? Surely this is a matter between Waitrose and the purchaser. Stinks of the typical American compensation claim.

I found a rubber seal in one of my meals, found out it was from my Pepper grinder. Just binned it and bought a new one. Maybe I should of gone to the echo for some photo opportunity?
How has this reached The Echo? Surely this is a matter between Waitrose and the purchaser. Stinks of the typical American compensation claim. I found a rubber seal in one of my meals, found out it was from my Pepper grinder. Just binned it and bought a new one. Maybe I should of gone to the echo for some photo opportunity? IronLady2010
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11:55pm Wed 12 Sep 12

BillyTheKid says...

The more I read this story, the vagueness of the details, the idea that this "frog" stayed in the bag for over 24 hours, the more I am becoming convinced it is a hoax.

Personally, I would hope Waitrose take HER to court for attempting to damage their good name.
The more I read this story, the vagueness of the details, the idea that this "frog" stayed in the bag for over 24 hours, the more I am becoming convinced it is a hoax. Personally, I would hope Waitrose take HER to court for attempting to damage their good name. BillyTheKid
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12:19am Thu 13 Sep 12

IronLady2010 says...

Put the frog on Jeremy Kyle and do a Lie Detector test.

Hang on, should it be the frog?
Put the frog on Jeremy Kyle and do a Lie Detector test. Hang on, should it be the frog? IronLady2010
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6:15am Thu 13 Sep 12

longdaytoday says...

I don't believe the story. The poor old frog is kept in an air tight bag that is probably packed under many other bags during transportation. Not to mention being kept in a chilly condition for 24 hours. So when the bag is opened instead of hopping it to freedom, Mr Froggy decides to hang around untill tea time so it can give everyone a good old fright and of course a brief moment of Echo fame for those concerned. Spawn us another.
I don't believe the story. The poor old frog is kept in an air tight bag that is probably packed under many other bags during transportation. Not to mention being kept in a chilly condition for 24 hours. So when the bag is opened instead of hopping it to freedom, Mr Froggy decides to hang around untill tea time so it can give everyone a good old fright and of course a brief moment of Echo fame for those concerned. Spawn us another. longdaytoday
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9:06am Thu 13 Sep 12

Georgem says...

Linesman wrote:
She was angry and the frog was hopping mad................I

f this had happened in a French supermarket, she would have bought a bottle of wine and the frog would have been legless.
"Excuse me sir, I have found some salad in my bag of frog".
[quote][p][bold]Linesman[/bold] wrote: She was angry and the frog was hopping mad................I f this had happened in a French supermarket, she would have bought a bottle of wine and the frog would have been legless.[/p][/quote]"Excuse me sir, I have found some salad in my bag of frog". Georgem
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12:11am Sat 15 Sep 12

lionheart says...

It's a bit worrying where the supplier washed the lettuce.

I thought it was watercress that was grown in streams not lettuce.

Must have come from Frogham.
It's a bit worrying where the supplier washed the lettuce. I thought it was watercress that was grown in streams not lettuce. Must have come from Frogham. lionheart
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