A man took to X to share a video showing a live worm crawling in a chocolate bar. He claimed that he bought that particular packet of Cadbury chocolate at a metro station in Hyderabad. He also raised questions about “quality checks” on products that are about to expire. His tweet sparked comments from many, including a response from chocolate company Cadbury.
X user Robin Zaccheus shared a video of the worm in the chocolate bar. He also posted an image of a receipt from the store where he purchased the item.
“I found a worm crawling in the Cadbury chocolate bought today at Ratnadeep Metro Ameerpet. Is there quality control for these products that are about to expire? Who is responsible for public health hazards? Zacchaeus wrote. He concluded the post by tagging several people and organizations.
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The post was shared two days ago. Since then, it has garnered more than 87,000 views. The tweet has also accumulated almost 500 likes. People posted varied comments as they reacted to the action.
How did Cadbury respond?
The chocolate company shared a standardized response in the comments section. They apologized for Zacchaeus’ “unpleasant experience” and shared that they always try to “maintain the highest quality standards.” The company also asked Zacchaeus to share his contact information to further investigate the matter.
How did X users react to the post?
“Sue them and claim compensation,” suggested one X user. “It is due to poor storage by the department store,” said another. “This is a serious issue that cannot be left aside,” added a third. “Why is the packaging cut like that? How are you sure the packaging was not damaged before purchase? he wrote a fourth.