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Walmart pulls syringe tainted meat

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SEATTLE — The WalMart store in Poulsbo, Wash. is out of $19,000 after a man jabbed a syringe into a package of Jimmy Dean sausage, said Walmart Spokesperson Diane Gee.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. Saturday and was discovered by a shopper around 6 a.m.

Walmart said the only way to ensure customer safety was to throw out all of that brand of meat.

Investigators said the man was high on heroin at the time.

Police arrested him on charges of food poisoning.

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4 Comments to “Walmart pulls syringe tainted meat”

    guest said:
    October 27, 2013 at 8:05 AM

    how do they know he didn't stick it any other meat? they only threw out that brand!?!

      James said:
      October 27, 2013 at 9:27 AM

      No! They threw out all the meat. Do you really think they had $19,000 jimmy dean's meats.
      I'm just worried he may have visited other nearby markets (Central Market or Safeway).

        Vicki Sanders said:
        October 27, 2013 at 11:24 AM

        It clearly says "that brand of meat" reread it….

          James said:
          October 27, 2013 at 1:59 PM

          That may what the article says but IO shop at that Wal-Mart and they threw out everything.
          The news don't get it right every time.

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