This is the horrifying moment a mouse was filmed tucking into food on display at a
In the clip, the small rodent can be seen nibbling away at the contents of the glass-front cabinet in the unnamed Houston store last Tuesday, as machinery slicing up more meat can be heard in the background.
The video has been shared by
‘I was grocery shopping with my family at an Asian food market on Bellaire,’ the amateur videographer captioned the clip. ‘We noticed a mouse by the meat section inside the display glass.’
The shopper claims that although they told someone working inside the store about what they’d seen, the staff member didn’t appear to be alarmed by the information.
It meant the pair took their business elsewhere but made sure the clip was released to the public to warn them of the unhygienic situation.
‘We notified the butcher, the person explained. ‘He was pretty nonchalant about it and he did not seem to be too concerned about it. We left the market and went somewhere else to buy the product.’
A grocery shopper filmed a mouse on open food at an Asian food market in Houston, Texas
According to the lost customer the butcher was ‘pretty nonchalant about it’ when alerted there was a rodent roaming around in the display cabinet
There are many Asian grocery stores on the city’s Bellaire Boulevard.
It comes shortly after the
According to the publication, Tainan Bistro on Bellaire Boulevard received 19 demerits after rodent droppings were discovered in the rear of a dry storage area.
Droppings were also reportedly found at Khun Kay Thai Café on Montrose Boulevard resulting in 20 demerits.
Eateries on the list include the likes of Dunkin’ Donuts, KFC and Taco Bell.
While many of the restaurants also housed live cockroaches, one of the worst appeared to be Peking Cuisine on Southwest Freeway which got 46 demerits due to a roach infestation and a live rodent being found in a trap.