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Whoa! Maggots on Sandwich at Atlanta Airport Cafe

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ATLANTA – A restaurant executive said Wednesday that the company switched bread vendors after a customer found a cluster of maggots on his sandwich at Atlanta’s airport.

Weekly traveler Joel Woloshuk told WSB-TV that he bought a sandwich from Cafe Intermezzo and realized the white specks on top of it were maggots – not parmesan – when they began writhing across the bun.

In a statement to WSB-TV, Cafe Intermezzo’s president said the case was an isolated incident and the problem could not have originated at the restaurant. He said the restaurant switched bread vendors and “not a single crumb” from the original bakery remains.

Atlanta Department of Aviation officials conduct concessions inspections at the airport and said they’re distributing ultraviolet lights to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport restaurants so they can better inspect food shipments.

The Clayton County Board of Health says it found no citable violation at the location that it inspected.

The television station reports the restaurant’s bread vendor was Marietta, Ga.-based La Petite France bakery, which a Department of Agriculture inspection report listed for several critical violations.

Inspectors said the facility was not clean or in good physical shape. They found food-processing areas were not kept free of insects, rodents and other pests…

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