Snack food manufacturer Frito-Lay said it is investigating claims by a young Colorado teen who said he found a mouse in a bag of barbecue potato chips he bought at the school lunch line.
The boy reported he found the mouse on Wednesday at Lewis-Palmer Middle School. The principal and a vice principal interviewed his parents and other students who were sitting at the same lunch table and decided the incident did not appear to be a prank, said Donna Wood, a spokeswoman for the Lewis-Palmer School District.
The company, a division of PepsiCo., was waiting to receive the bag of chips to determine what action, if any, will be taken, Frito-Lay spokeswoman Aurora Gonzalez said Friday.
"We take these things very seriously because we have stringent quality control in place," Gonzalez said, reports AP.
Wood said the school district has temporarily pulled all chips from its vending machines and lunch lines.