Jul 30, 2014
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Brighton Family Finds Black Widow in Bag of Grapes

After buying a bunch of grapes from a local Kroger store, a Brighton family found a Black Widow spider "lurking" inside.

Brighton Family Finds Black Widow in Bag of Grapes

After opening a bag of grapes purchased at a Brighton Kroger location, the family discovered a black widow spider inside the bag of fruit.

According to a report from WXYZ Channel 7, the family put the spider in a jar and called Kroger who released the following statement:

  • "Kroger is obviously concerned about the well being of our customers.  We  are extremely grateful no one was harmed in this incident.  We recognize the customers reached out to our store team.  The store team addressed their concerns with the customer.  Kroger works extensively with our growers to insure there are inspection processes points in place to make sure we are providing safe and quality food at all times.   We also encourage customers to practice safe food handling if this is ever a concern to contact your local Kroger store."
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