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 Emotional farewell to Bowie State student Former guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier faces fight of his life Local rapper London Dior among 3 killed in fiery crash Extended cut: Mother of Relisha Rudd speaks only to WUSA9 Owner's dog adopted to another family Naked man on roof tied to an overnight shooting in Waco Relisha Rudd -- three years later Potentially deadly tick-borne virus spreading across country No lump, no tumor, the breast cancer disguised as a skin rash Self-marriage, known as 'sologamy' gains popularity More Stories Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies May 26, 2017, 11:14 p.m. Former guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier… May 25, 2017, 6:00 p.m. A few showers and storms this weekend, but not a washout Feb 18, 2016, 10:28 a.m.