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. © 2018 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 Inside the chaos: Police release Las Vegas body cam footage FEMA takes back thousands in hurricane aid money Men risked their lives to save Maryland woman in Vegas shooting WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO Dramatic video of Las Vegas concert shooting Md. woman loses eye, in coma after Las Vegas massacre FBI profiler: Vegas shooting similar to Texas Tower massacre Allegations of racism, favoritism at PGPD prompt DOJ investigation Woman on a mission to clean up community-one cart at a time Tuesday night weather webcast Father of local shooting victim talks about daughter's call from hospital More Stories Suspicious vehicle found near White House Jan 23, 2018, 5:51 a.m. Tsunami warning canceled after Alaska quake Jan 23, 2018, 5:21 a.m. 2 suspects wanted in DC attempted armed robbery Jan 23, 2018, 6:18 a.m.