When we go out to eat at a restaurant or buy packaged food at a supermarket, the only thing we expect to find is, well, food, right? Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Over the past few years, some unfortunate souls have discovered some revolting items in their meals (including a snake head and a human thumb). So, we have tracked down the most bizarre and occasionally horrifying examples for you to discover why sometimes there is a fine line between what is edible and what is not.
A rare gem in her pasta
Have you ever wondered why natural pearls are so expensive? Well, they are hard to find, and they have been over-harvested for years due to high demand. Now they are one of the most coveted gems on the market.
In 2016, Lindsay Hasz was having dinner with her husband at Montalcino Ristorante in Issaquah, Washington, when she bit into a tiny hard object in her linguine with clams. It turned out to be a rare purple Quahog pearl worth approximately $600!