Insects, a human nail and cigarette in food make list of advice line calls

One call alleged a cigarette butt was found in a bag of chips. ©iStock/kosmozoo

A live insect in a packaged dessert; a human nail in a takeaway and a cigarette butt in a bag of chips were examples of calls to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) last year.

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