Customer makes revolting find in Trader Joe's kale

A customer's horrifying find in her Trader Joe's kale is reminding shoppers to thoroughly inspect their produce before buying -- and again, eating -- the goods. 

Recently, Grace Goldstein opened the bag of greens, only to find a dead lizard mixed in with the kale leaves. The bag of "cut, cleaned and ready to cook" kale was bought from a DC store. Her friend shared a photo of the discovery to Twitter, where it's been terrifying internet users around the globe. 

"I’m the number 1 #traderjoes apologist, but this lizard in my friend’s kale isn’t great..." tweeted Kate Berner. Naturally, Twitter was horrified.

"Omgggggggggg. I can’t unsee this," wrote one user. Another user shared the photo of her own, equally gut-wrenching discovery in a Trader Joe's ice cream sandwich. 

"It was a back and forth between denial and horror, which amounted to a lot of asking my boyfriend to see the bag of kale and identify the lizard and shrieking and pushing it away and refusing to go near it…and then asking to see it again," explained Goldstein to People magazine

Trader Joe's is reportedly investigating the complaint. In the meantime, however, Goldstein is going to stick to "spinach." 

h/t People 

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Beetle eggs can be found in your canned or frozen asparagus. The limit is set at 10% of the spear contains 6 or more beetle eggs or saks. 

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Bugs can be found in your delicious apple butter. The limit is set at an average of 5 or more whole insects per 100mg of apple butter. 

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Rot can be hiding in your canned beets. The limit is set at 5% or more of the weight. 

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Mites may be hiding in your frozen broccoli. Less than 60 or more mites per 100 grams is deemed acceptable by the FDA.

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Brined or Maraschino cherries could contain maggots. The cherries are considered passable if they contain less than 5% contamination. 

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There may be some rodent hair in your cinnamon. The FDA claims checkers find an average of 11% of rodent hair in ground cinnamon. 

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Mildew may be lurking in your canned greens. The limit is set at 10% of the leaves containing mildew.

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Your favorite macaroni may have ant fragments. If the macaroni contains an average 225 fragments per 225g in 6 or more samples the product may be deemed 'adulterated'. 

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Your apricot, peach, or pear nectar may have mold in it. The limit is a mold count of 12%.

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Your canned and frozen peaches may contain worms and mold! The limit is set at an average of 3% or more fruit by count. 

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