Reader DW sent us a gross picture of some nasty gray ham from Walmart (see below) and also let us know that there is mysterious non-Walmart chicken showing up in the store. The people who work at Walmart don’t know where the chicken is from, but they will give it to you for free.
We picked up a bagged whole chicken from the poultry section. When we went to the register to ring it up, the cashier said, “That’s odd, this isn’t ours….it doesn’t show up on the system.”
She called a floor manager over who looked at it and said, “Huh…well do you want it? It’s not something we sell.”
At which point we asked why it would be in their chicken section and they both shrugged and the manager said, “Sometimes people return stuff that isn’t ours”
We refused the “free” chicken.
We think you did the right thing. By the way, this is the second time a picture of this brand of shaved meat has been on Consumerist.