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 Too Many Zooz live performance Determined mom makes DC streets safer Metro workers threaten 'sick-out' over new policy Bird strike forces American Airlines flight to make emergency landing Security camera captures hit-and-run in DC Man kicked off Delta flight. College Park building fire might have been accidental DC Firefighter gets a special graduation surprise Is a woman allowed to breast feed her baby anywhere? Apartment building fire investigation More Stories Parents ticked off about 'smash space' at Md. school Apr 27, 2017, 5:53 p.m. Metro workers fired up over new sick policy Apr 27, 2017, 6:11 p.m. 80s Friday, near 90 over the weekend Feb 18, 2016, 10:28 a.m.