Woman claims worms are in her tea. Find out what it really was

You may have seen this story pop up on your Facebook feeds: A woman is claiming that her tea bags have worms in them.

The video was posted on Feb. 20 and soon was seen all over the place on social media. 

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If you haven't seen the video, click on it below.

Please be aware,  must check your teabags & please do share

Posted by Ismat Raza on Saturday, February 20, 2016

The woman claims that there are "living worms" in "each and every" teabag of Lipton Green Tea with Lemon. 

It was only found in the lemon variety and the boxes were not expired.

The video was so prominent that Lipton itself responded to the "worm" claims on its Facebook page and the "worms" were actually lemon flavor pieces. 

In response to the video of Lipton's Lemon Green Tea bags, there are no "worms" in our tea bags. These are small lemon...

Posted by Lipton on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The claims were quickly researched on Snopes and also found to be false.

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