Dead mouse in protein supplement claimant admits lying
A man has admitted to lying about buying a pack of protein powder containing a dead mouse.
Adam Brenton tweeted criticism of Myprotein Impact Diet Whey seller The Hut.com Ltd and contacted local press with his claims.
The story was widely republished but "unequivocal" evidence proved the mouse was not present at delivery.
At the High Court, Brenton, of Manchester, apologised to The Hut.com Ltd and the manufacturer Cend Ltd.
Their advocate, Mathilde Groppo, told Mr Justice Nicklin that Brenton had been a regular satisfied customer since 2009.
He contacted The Hut.com Ltd in April... read more
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