Furious dad throws family’s entire KFC meal in the bin after finding ‘hairs everywhere’

“The food was so battered I just threw it straight in the bin.”

A furious dad said he was forced to throw his whole family’s KFC meal in the bin after finding “hairs everywhere” on the fried chicken.

Barry Cox, 45, said he is still waiting for a refund three months after he was left horrified by the "disgusting" Monday night delivery that cost him £35.

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The dad-of-two claims his meal was "battered" and covered in hairs, meaning he immediately "threw it straight in the bin".

He has since shared photos that appear to show hairs in his chicken filet burger, which also has a broken bun.

‘There were hairs everywhere’

Barry, a sales director, said: “The pictures don’t even do it justice. There were hairs everywhere. It was so disgusting.

"The food was so battered I just threw it straight in the bin.”

He added: "The chicken pieces had the crispy coating missing from them, the burger bun was completely split in half like it had been dropped on the floor, and another bun had several hairs inside it."

‘This has left me very unhappy’

Barry ordered the delivery from JustEat for his wife and two sons, aged 11 and 13, on July 19.

But he claims he is still waiting for a full refund from KFC - yet he has stopped short of boycotting the fast-food chain to keep his children happy.

Barry said: "What’s cheesing me off is when I chase them I’m told they’re looking into it but don’t hear anything back.

“I think it’s pretty disgusting really. I’ve been going back and forth with them since July, something like 30 emails."

“I’m not going to say I’m never going back, all restaurants have bad days and I think my kids would have something to say about never having KFC again, but this has left me very unhappy."

What KFC said

A KFC spokesperson said: “Not ideal – we’re sorry part of Barry’s meal didn’t meet the Colonel’s high standards.

"It goes without saying that it shouldn’t have been there, so we offered Barry a voucher and are reaching back out to make things right.”

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