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Horror after 'tongue-eating parasite found in Tesco fish'

A supermarket customer has spoken of his horror after finding what looks like a rare tongue-eating parasite, writes Claire McNeilly

Published 16/04/2013

Rick Beattie (32), from Holywood, bought the sea bass from Tesco at Knocknagoney last week.

"I was preparing it for dinner and noticed something hanging from its mouth.

"When I pulled it out, I saw that it was a small creature with an egg-sac attached to it. It was absolutely disgusting," he said

A Tesco spokeswoman said its customer service team was now dealing with the matter.

Source: Belfast Telegraph (print edition)

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