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Oct. 16, 19 | 8:56 am

News and public affairs host Bernadette Sembrano-Aguinaldo warned the public to be extracareful on the food and drinks they take.

This, after her husband almost swallowed a cockroach in a milk tea that they bought from a branch of the YiFang Taiwan Fruit Tea in Greenbelt on Sunday.

Luckily, Bernadette’s husband was able to spit it out after he complained of chewing what felt like a square scrap of plastic.

The disgusting image of the curled up dead cockroach was posted on Bernadette’s Instagram on Monday.

Her post draw mixed reactions from Instagram users.

Even fellow Kapamilya host Niña Corpuz Rodriguez says she usually buys milk tea from the said store. But after the incident, she says she was dissappointed with it and may have to refrain from buying until she “recovers” from the incident.

Bernadette reached out to the company to alert them of the incident. They also responded and bared plans to close the branch for a sanitary inspection.

They also promised to pay for any of her and her husband’s hospital bills if needed.

Will she still buy at the same milk tea shop?

Bernadette tells netizens on her comments on the post that she will still do so as she believes that the company is doing its best to correct it.

She also reiterated her love for milk tea.

“It’s not a first time that companies were involved in controversies, by the way – especially food handling kasi mahirap talaga – but what is important is owning up to your mistake and making it better,” she said.

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