19:01 GMT17 June 2021
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    British supermarket chain ASDA is recalling a batch of vegetarian burgers, over concerns that they contain "hard green plastic".

    The supermarket giant released an official statement via the Food Standards Agency, stating that one of their batches of vegetable burgers had been contaminated by the hard plastic.

    The announcement hasn't caused much of a social media frenzy, though the firm's own social media team don't seem to have much knowledge of the event.

    It's not the first time that major supermarkets have faced trouble with burger contents, though vegetarians across the nation will be glad to know that this time the unwelcome ingredient is not horse meat.

    In recent years many rather more gruesome food discoveries have been posted online — from bats in cereal to mice in loaves of bread. Tough the instant gratification world of social media has created such a 'like'-seeking society that some people are actually upset that they haven't found things in their food.

    And for some people, standards seem to have dropped to a worrying level.

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