“I told them not to sell the spinach anymore, because it might contain a scorpion,” Jerripothula told WRC-TV.
The store pulled its store-brand spinach off shelves a few hours after Jerripothula’s visit, according to the news station.
In a statement released to WJLA, Giant Food of Landover said it’s working with its supplier to prevent similar incidents.
"Customer satisfaction is our highest priority,” the statement said. “We regret any inconvenience to our customer. We take the quality of our products very seriously and we are following up with the supplier to take every step to ensure this isolated incident does not occur in the future."