Mitchell, SD – A South Dakota man is suing Coca-Cola after he allegedly found a mouse inside of a coke can.
According to The Daily Republic, Duane Putzier says he became ill, missed 60 hours of work and accumulated $1,000 in medical bills after finding the mouse on June 7.
Coca-Cola Co. attorneys do not believe Putzier and say that the claim is just an attack on the company’s brand.
They argued that it takes six weeks to have the soda bottled and consumed. In other words, the mouse would have been decomposed if found inside the can.
Putzier is seeking $2,026, plus any general damages proven at trial, with interest.