Food preparation, bread and staples

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7 years 5 months ago #38950 by kai
Firstly I am referring to the sort of staple you use to collate papers with, not a staple you would eat.

A couple of days ago I bought a ciabata type loaf (read expensive) from a New World shop, one of the ones they bake in the shop. When I got it home I was horrified to see the packaging had been stapled shut. Now I am not a professional chef, but have worked in a restaurant many years ago and small metal objects near food was a definite no no.
It would have been far too easy for the staple to fall on the bread board and get squashed into the bread before eating it and swallowing a staple could be fatal.

Thoughts people?

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7 years 5 months ago #500393 by Deanna
Emmm, I agree. But many products do it. It's a wonder osh aren't onto it, maybe no one has swallowed one yet.

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7 years 5 months ago #500394 by kai
I honestly can't recall anything I have bought; other than this bread; that uses them, for many years. When I worked in a restaurant, the first aid kit was not allowed to include safety pins and that was about 28 years ago.

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7 years 5 months ago #500404 by jeannielea
New World have a policy of trying to do what customers want so go to your local store and tell them how you feel and ask for a change.

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7 years 5 months ago #500419 by kai
jennielea. I emailed the store and have just had them ring back saying, no one is meant to use staples, but some have owned up to doing it and since then have been told no more staples, so a good result. It is not something that will cost the store any money and could save them a lawsuit, so a win all round I think.

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7 years 5 months ago #500423 by Mich
Brilliant outcome. Good on you, Kai.
Cheers, Mich.

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7 years 5 months ago #500424 by Deanna

kai;506200 wrote: jennielea. I emailed the store and have just had them ring back saying, no one is meant to use staples, but some have owned up to doing it and since then have been told no more staples, so a good result. It is not something that will cost the store any money and could save them a lawsuit, so a win all round I think.

Very good outcome. I've had them on Chinese meals, sealing the plastic container inside a brown paper bag. On sandwich plastic containers, those triangular ones. Never thought them a great idea.

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7 years 5 months ago #500494 by jeannielea
Great result. Its nice to know some stores believe in customer service.

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