Daily Mail readers across the country were presumably dusting off their lunchboxes on Monday morning after the paper informed them of what really happens in sandwich factories.
In a two-page picture spread across pages 22 and 23, which was re-produced as a splash online, a series of photos showed workers at a factory that produces lunches for a number of high-street stores.
And they were migrant workers.
And they had bare hands.
Despite there being no laws on the compulsory wearing of gloves, a multitude of other hygiene paraphernalia on display and a reasonable excuse for the bare hands (it makes it easier to feel for foreign objects), Daily Mail readers were having none of it.
They were outraged...
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To clarify, The Society Of Food Hygiene And Technology recommend certain times such as when handling cooked meats when gloves should be worn but it is not a legal requirement.
Reaction elsewhere was decidedly different...