Consumers should be able to get their money back
CONSUMERS across Co. Wicklow should encounter few problems in getting their money back if they have purchased pork meat products which are possibly contaminated.
Following the news of the meat scare which stems from extremely high level of chemicals found in certain pig feed retailers have been forced to come up with a contingency plan on how to refund concerned customers.
Following orders from the Department of Agriculture and Food to have all suspect products removed from shop floors and destroyed various companies have agreed to refund their customers where possible.
A spokesperson for Tesco Ireland which has branches in Arklow, Wicklow Town and Bray said that while no receipt is necessary for Tesco own-brands, valid proof of purchase must be produced for other Irish branded meat products.
This also applies to any own brand products which may have been frozen by the consumer after purchase.
A similar policy has been set out within Dunnes Stores nationwide. If customers have further queries during the refund process they will be referred to the store manager.
Musgraves, parent company of Supervalu, also outlined that no receipt is needed for Supervalu products but will be requested for other brands.