26 Jul '16, 10am

Woman finds live, wriggling worm in durian from Tai Wai supermarket

Woman finds live, wriggling worm in durian from Tai Wai supermarket

With its spiky exterior and pungent flesh, durian is, to put it mildly, a divisive fruit. Its distinctive "stank" is often likened to rotting meat, which seems strangely prophetic now that a Hong Kong woman has apparently found a worm "as big as a pinky" in her fruit. At around 6pm on Sunday, a man surnamed Ho purchased some household groceries, including three pieces of Thai Monthong durian from the Wellcome in Chun Shek Estate. Three hours later, Ho told Apple Daily that he heard his mother suddenly shout while eating the fruit. "She shouted that a worm had crawled out. I immediately went over to look and couldn't believe it [...] it was the size of a pinky finger, and obviously really unappetising." Ho's mother then went and forced herself to vomit up some of the fruit, as she had already eaten two of the three pieces of durian from the packet. "She threw a little bit o...

Full article: http://hongkong.coconuts.co/2016/07/26/woman-finds-live-w...

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