Blog: Snake found in cereal

Catherine Sleep | 4 May 2005

First there was the poisonous spider found hiding in a bag of grapes, then came the severed finger in a fastfood meal. And now a five-year-old boy has found a two-foot-long snake in a box of cereal.

According to reports, the boy’s parents had bought the “Golden Puffs” box of cereal from a Netto store in Telford. Netto is apparently reviewing its safety procedures and checking with suppliers to find out how the harmless corn snake ended up on the breakfast table.

Snakes and flakes


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