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Halifax police investigate another incident of nail found in a potato

Nail found in bag of potatoes purchased from a Giant Tiger location

Halifax Regional Police are investigating another incident involving a metal object in a potato.

They say a woman called police on May 28 to report that she had found a nail inside a potato she had cooked.

Police say the woman bought the bag of River Valley potatoes at a Giant Tiger location three to four weeks ago.

It's the latest in a series of incidents across the Maritimes.

The RCMP says a resident contacted them on May 19 after finding a nail in a potato from a bag of Farmer’s Market spuds. The bag was purchased from the Atlantic Superstore in Antigonish in late April or early May.

A nail in another Farmer’s Market potato purchased at a No Frills grocery store in Barrington Passage was reported to RCMP on May 20.

Prince Edward Island RCMP also say a customer turned in a potato with a metal object in it on May 18.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency recently issued a recall for several brands.

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