Pizza Hut remove grapes from menu after Jacob Jenkins death

Jacob Jenkins
Jacob Jenkins

Grapes have been taken off the menu at Pizza Hut restaurants across the country following the tragic death of Hartlepool toddler Jacob Jenkins.

The two-year-old died yesterday, five days after choking on a grape at the town’s branch of the pizza chain.

A Pizza Hut spokesperson said: “As a mark of respect, and in light of the tragic death of Jacob Jenkins, we have removed grapes from our menu with immediate effect.

“The well-being of our guests is always our number one priority, and our hearts go out to his family.”

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