Police on Thursday said a nail was found in a sandwich a woman bought at a supermarket in Fukushima City on Monday. Her son, who ate the sandwich, slightly injured the inside of his mouth.
According to police, the woman bought the sandwich at the supermarket around 7 p.m. on Monday. Her 23-year-old son ate it but soon complained of a pain inside his mouth. He found a 2-centimeter-long nail in the sandwich. Police say no nails were found in other sandwiches at the supermarket and no other cases have been reported from other customers so far.
The sandwich was made at a factory, checked by the metal detector there, and delivered to the supermarket on Monday. A spokesperson for the factory denied the possibility that the nail was put in the sandwich there.
The parent company of the supermarket said the sandwich was packed in a plastic tray closed simply by tape. A spokesperson said: “The nail was possibly put in the sandwich intentionally by someone at the outlet.”© Japan Today