Health Dept. Investigates Claims of Bugs in Lunch Food at St. Joseph Catholic School

5 years 11 months 1 hour ago Friday, November 16 2012 Nov 16, 2012 Friday, November 16, 2012 8:22:00 AM CST November 16, 2012 in News
By: Emily Spain

SALISBURY - KOMU 8 News received an anonymous tip Friday morning regarding claims of bugs in the lunch food served Thursday to students at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Salisbury.  The caller said 8th graders complained of both beetles and worms in the chicken noodle soup and were told by administrators not to say anything.

The principal of the school, Janice Dubbert, declined to comment about the claims. When asked whether or not the allegations were true she again replied, "No comment."

According to Chariton County Health Department Administrator Carrie Scheid, the department is currently investigating the students' claims. As of 9 a.m. Friday morning the department had not yet visited the school. Scheid said she hopes the department has more information by Friday afternoon.

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