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 Dad banned from school Statue vandalized at confederate removal site Officials hold news conference after 3 children found dead in Clinton, Md. Are you one of those unlucky people who bought the fake solar eclipse glasses? DC Councilmember inspects grocery stores VERIFY: Did Amazon sell fake solar eclipse glasses that weren't ISO approved? Activists replace confederate statues Confederate statue taken down in Annapolis overnight Lee's great-great grandson: Take down statue Friday morning weather webcast More Stories Bannon out: Embattled strategist leaving White House Aug 18, 2017, 12:53 p.m. 3 children found dead in Clinton, Md. home Aug 18, 2017, 9:14 a.m. Roger Taney statue removed from State House in… Aug 18, 2017, 6:06 a.m.