Health department investigates school lunch bugs

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
Students say they were eating lunch Wednesday when they saw the bugs in their soup.

Students at Harrison High School found bugs like this one in their school lunch (Photo courtesy of KKTV)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado Springs health officials are investigating after students at a high school in Colorado Springs found bugs in their school lunch.

Students say they were eating lunch Wednesday when they saw the bugs in their soup. The students at Harrison High School began throwing their lunches in the garbage.

School district spokeswoman Christine Lyle tells KKTV-TV the El Paso County Health Department was called in and determined the bugs were either meal worms or weevils.

The health department believes the incident is isolated to a single batch of the soup.


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