Nova Scotia

Nail found in bag of potatoes bought from Bedford Superstore

Halifax Regional Police are investigating potential food tampering after a nail was found by a customer in a bag of potatoes in Bedford.

Police say the five-pound bag of potatoes was bought at the end of August

Nails have been found in potatoes across Atlantic Canada. (CBC)

A nail has been found in a bag of potatoes bought from a Bedford grocery store, according to Halifax Regional Police. 

Police say at 3 p.m. Wednesday, the Bedford Superstore manager reported the nail. It had been found by a customer who'd bought a five-pound bag at the end of August. 

The manager has the remaining potatoes, too.

Police say no injuries have been reported. 

This is not the first potato tampering incident in the Halifax area. Anyone who finds foreign metal objects in potatoes are asked to contact police and to not throw anything out.


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