Woman Sues Restaurant After Allegedly Finding Human Finger In Her Salad

A Greenwich, Connecticut, woman has filed a lawsuit against a salad chain after finding part of a human finger in her salad, CBS News reported.

Allison Cozzi claims the incident occurred on April 7, 2023 at Chopt’s location in Mount Kisco, New York. according to Go to CBS News.

Cozzi allegedly noticed that he was “biting on a piece of a human finger that had been mixed into the salad and was part of the salad.” The complaint alleges that the restaurant manager accidentally severed part of his left index finger while chopping arugula and serving it to customers, including Cozzi, according to CBS News.

Chopt was fined $900 after the incident, according to Westchester County Health Department records, CBS reported. Cozzi reported suffering cognitive impairment, shock, migraines, panic attacks, nausea, dizziness and neck and shoulder pain as a result of the experience, the paper said. (Related: Celebrity chef, Food Network host dies from allergic reaction)

Cozzi is seeking unspecified monetary damages in her lawsuit. Operated by Chopt Creative Salad Co. 70+ locations CBS noted that the entire Eastern United States has not yet commented on the lawsuit.

In 2016, a pregnant woman in California claimed A bloody fingertip was found in a salad at an Applebee’s restaurant in Paso Robles, CBS reported. 2012, as a teenager Suspect CBS News reported that his Arby’s roast beef sandwich contained a finger, including a knuckle.



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