CONCORD (CBS SF) — A Costco customer in Concord posted video of what they say was a parasite squirming around inside a package of salmon from the store.
The video was posted to Facebook three days ago, after the customer saw what he called a “living parasite” in the first package of fish he picked up.READ MORE: Bay Area Sees Population Explosion Of Feral Cats; Pandemic Hinders Spay/Neuter Efforts
A Costco employee said the parasite-looking animals are not uncommon, and are typically roundworms.
Shoppers in the market for fresh fish can expect that they may be part of the package deal.READ MORE: COVID, Homeless Encampments Are Final Straws For School In San Jose's Little Italy Neighborhood
Kenny Kim is a caterer with four decades of experience, and says it isn’t anything unusual.
“All the fish have a little worm in them for sure, most of them, but you have to cook the fish, and then it’s okay,” Kim said.MORE NEWS: COVID: Health Officials Find More CoCo County Restaurants Not Checking Vaccine Cards