UK: Deadly spider found in grapes sold at Tesco
A Dorset mother-of-two received a nasty shock when she discovered a black widow spider in a bag of grapes. Linda Cooper had purchased the grapes from a Tesco store two days previously and had been putting bunches in lunch boxes for her two young children. On discovering the lethal spider, Cooper called the police who sent a wildlife officer to remove the spider to the arachnid house at London Zoo. The spider was identified as a black widow and is thought to have come from Mexico.
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