Mouse nibbles on meat inside Whole Foods display

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A Whole Foods customer who noticed a mouse nibbling away inside a meat display at the high-end grocery store recorded a video that has gone viral. The TikTok video posted by Brittany Ellis on May 23 shows the rodent chowing down on veal and has since garnered more than 2.4million views.

The unsightly incident occurred at the Whole Foods by Columbus Circle in New York City.

Ellis later posted a video on YouTube with more details on the encounter.

A Whole Foods spokesperson on Tuesday said the company was taking ‘this situation very seriously’.

A screenshot of a mouse nibbling from veal inside a Whole Foods meat display

A mouse was recorded chowing down on veal inside a Whole Foods meat display (Picture: TikTok @definebritt)

‘We immediately removed and disposed of all products in the case, performed a deep cleaning, and brought in a third party service for a thorough inspection,’ the spokesperson told PIX11. ‘The store diligently followed our detailed protocol in response and continues to work closely with our food safety team.’

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