Vegan Accuses Domino's Of 'Sabotage' Saying Cook Hid Meat On Pizza

The pizza chain has called the claim 'absolute nonsense' apologizing for what it describes as a 'genuine mistake'. The chain offered the customer a refund and free meal
Domino's pizza with meat on it
The pizza had pieces of meat on it (Photo: JayJay Palmer)

A vegan has accused pizza chain Domino's of 'deliberate sabotage' after finding meat on her pizza.

According to a review made by JayJay Palmer on the Facebook page of her local County Durham branch, the meat was 'hidden under the dough with sauce on top'.

Domino's has branded the claim 'absolute nonsense', but apologized to Palmer, offering her a free meal and a refund.

Vegan pizza?

"Just a warning out there against Domino's Pizza Spennymoor," wrote Palmer in her complaint. "Me and my partner made an order and made it very clear I'm vegan.

"When the pizza was delivered It had bits of chicken sliced and hidden UNDER THE DOUGH with sauce on the top to try and hide. And they had hidden little bits of sausage that they had chopped into to smaller bits and tucked under the mushroom...

"Thankfully I spotted the meat and rung the shop back now unwilling to eat and the staff not believing me I had them pick it up and inspect it. The manager then rung me back to apologize and offer a refund and a free order [sic]."

'Genuine mistake'

"When Ms. Palmer made her complaint we immediately apologized for this genuine mistake and offered Ms. Palmer a full refund which she refused," sais a spokesperson for Domino's.

"It's absolute nonsense to suggest this was 'deliberate sabotage'.

"While we don't currently have a vegan pizza on our menu the appetite for vegan pizza continues to grow."

Sign up for our newsletter to get the best of Plant Based News delivered to your inbox weekly.
PBN Academy launches with a selection of simple courses on health and wellness, how to raise a child vegan, reversing type-2 diabetes with diet and more. Join free today

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are prepared in the author's capacity and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Plant Based News itself. 

Reuse this content
PBN Contributor:

Maria is the Editor of Plant Based News. A former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers. She was previously the editor of Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle. You can follow her on Twitter @MariaChiorando and Instagram @mariachiorando.

(c) 2019 Plant Based News LTD. All Rights Reserved. Content must not be copied without permission.

Join the conversation

Since you're here...
Plant Based News is a FREE service that receives millions of views each week. This takes a lot of our personal time, money and hard work. But we do it because we KNOW it makes a difference. If those following our reporting helped by contributing, we could do even more. Please consider supporting us so we can create further awareness about animal rights, environmentalism, ethical consumerism and the plant-based lifestyle. Not a false narrative - but information that empowers people to make better choices.

It's World Vegan Day