AN ALDI customer has claimed her son identified a starfish within one of his cooked mussels.
Lucy Maguire was stunned when her son Teddy Woodfine showed her the sea creature yesterday.
The eight-yr-old from Basildon, Essex had been tucking into his £1.79 cooked Scottish mussels blended with garlic when he found out the minimal addition within.
An image reveals the orange-tinged starfish lying next to the dim blue mussel shell.
The starfish is around fifty percent the dimensions of the delicacy’s outer shell and its 5 legs have all warped and curled less than following staying heated up.
Lucy, 27, originally thought Teddy was joking when he reported he uncovered a starfish in his food stuff as just weeks previously she experienced found a crab inside of her cafe mussels.
Yet another picture reveals the mild green crab in a napkin that Lucy experienced pulled from her food stuff beforehand.
Lucy posted about her weird uncover on TikTok yesterday where by the clip has attracted in excess of 9,000 views.
Viewers experienced combined reactions above the conclusions.
One particular mentioned: “I’m not seriously guaranteed what you expect to be truthful.”
Lucy replied: “Baring in thoughts they were cooked right before being packaged. Lol, it is just one thing you don’t see each and every working day in your foods is it?”
Another wrote: “That’s totally regular and is in fact deemed blessed if you come across it.”
A 3rd replied: “That’s specifically why I don’t try to eat dead things.”
A fourth commented: “Yummy.”
Talking nowadays, Lucy, who owns her individual cleansing company, claimed: “My son enjoys mussels, he’s obsessed and he’s only eight.
“He ate them all and the last one particular was shut.
“When he opened he shouted ‘mum I just uncovered a massive starfish in my mussel’.
“I imagined he was joking to start off with because I’d just discovered a crab in my mussels at a cafe on fathers day.
I know it comes about mainly because it is foodstuff.
“Honestly it is so terrible, it is disgusting.
“Luckily he didn’t take in it. I was mortified, I was so stunned.”