Here's another reason why you should never order a salad from a pizza place: a Florida man claims that he discovered an employee's fingertip in his salad at a downtown St. Petersburg pizza joint. The kicker: he only discovered it after it had already been in his mouth.
The man, on a lunch break from a nearby office, says he ordered the salad
at Joey Brooklyn's restaurant on February 21st. He took a bite, noticed the human fingertip and promptly spit it out.
According to WTSP, the man experienced nausea and vomiting and was taken to a hospital. He believed that the finger tip belonged to an employee at the pizzeria, and requested that he be tested for diseases.
The co-owner of the restaurant downplays the claim.
"We can't really comment on something that is speculation, or fiction, or anonymous tips," Jane Aberro told WTSP.
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Yeah, anonymous tips. No one likes anonymous tips. Especially anonymous fingertips in their food. Well, apparently this fingertip wasn't so anonymous.
A week later Florida Health inspectors showed up. They found numerous violations, and write that an "employee, Nick, has a band aid on his left index finger." The injury was sustained while preparing a salad.
The man's employer also investigated, and said that they received an apology from the salad preparer in question.