Deadly Black Widows Found On Grapes At Supermarkets In Several States


black-widow-spiderFirst bananas, now grapes? No fruit is safe.

A Pennsylvania woman got quite the shock Thursday when she was washing some red grapes and felt her fingers brush up against something slimy. Yvonne Whalen saw a long spider leg creep over the top of one of the pieces of fruit and immediately dropped the colander into the sink.

A spider expert later confirmed what Whalen’s initial Internet search revealed — it was a young black widow crawling on the grapes.

The appetite-ruining find follows several similar instances of the deadly spiders found on grapes at supermarkets in Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin, Food Safety News reports. Read more at the Huffington Post.

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  1. What it didn’t say is which third world country they came from. And why is us agricultural sept allowing them in
    Are there inspections as shady as immigration

  2. cute that three of the states where these creatures were founded started with an ‘M’ and one with an upside down ‘M’