Close Md. couple: We found live scorpion in spinach WUSA 3:54 PM. EDT April 11, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST CHEVY CHASE, MD. (AP) - A Maryland couple say they found a live scorpion inside a bag of packaged spinach that was purchased from a Giant food store. Sri Sindhusha Boddapati of Chevy Chase tells news outlets that she was making lunch on Monday when she noticed something crawling inside the bag. She says she initially thought it was a cricket but realized it was a scorpion after capturing it in a water bottle. PREVIOUS: Stuff you should know if you find a bat in your salad Her husband, Shanmukha Pranay Rajeev Jerripothula, took the bottle to the Landover store where they bought the spinach. He says he asked store officials to stop selling the spinach, but they refused. In a statement, Giant Food of Landover, Maryland, described what happened as an "isolated incident." The company says it is taking steps to ensure it doesn't happen again. © 2017 Associated Press CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS VERIFY: Was HIV infected blood put into Pepsi products? Verify: Is FEMA paying for power outages? Naval Hospital Jacksonville removes employees in viral photos Verify: Will Reese's Peanut Butter Cups be discontinued this October? Which DC neighborhoods report the most rodents? Teen returns wallet he found with $1,500 in cash Hurricane Update 9/19 Evening: Tracking Maria WUSA9 asks DC mayor about Black Lives Matter video Father says Va. teen wasn't a threat to police Md. files suit against FAA over airport noise More Stories 16-year-old killed during attempted robbery in NE DC Sep 22, 2017, 4:49 p.m. Md., Va. among states targeted by election hackers, feds say Sep 22, 2017, 5:28 p.m. More like summer this weekend Feb 18, 2016, 10:28 a.m.