“My daughter was screaming, she was like ‘Oh my God, it’s a frog,’ and I was like, ‘What?’” Amber Worrick said to local news outlet WJBK-TV. “Just thank God I didn’t eat the frog.”
She stumbled upon the creature – revealed to be a California native called the Pacific tree frog – cleverly disguising itself amidst the green foliage and moving around still alive.
Worrick bought the Earthbound Farms Organic Spinach package from Meijer supermarket in Southfield, without detecting any peculiarities.
“I didn’t see anything, didn’t feel heavy,” Worrick mentioned. “I didn’t feel anything wiggling.”
Following the unforeseen revelation, she took back the spinach to the store and obtained a refund. Furthermore, she accompanied the frog to the store, where the workers relocated it to a different abode.
The slip-up was acknowledged by Taylor Farms, the parent corporation of Earthbound Farms, and they released a statement to express their apologies.
“On the package, it says three times washed, or something like triple washed,” the representative woman said. “I don’t believe that it was washed or else they would have caught a whole live frog.”