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Rep. Kucinich sues cafeteria over olive pit

Rep. Dennis Kucinich is suing a cafeteria for dental damager he says he suffered after biting an olive pit in a sandwich.

January 26, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Congressman Dennis Kucinich is suing the companies that run a House of Representatives cafeteria for $150,000.Kucinich says he bit down on an olive pit in a sandwich that was supposed to contain only pitted olives in April 2008.

The lawsuit says the Ohio democrat suffered serious and permanent injuries that required multiple surgical and dental procedures.

The food companies have not commented on the matter.