Six strawberry brands recalled as $100,000 reward offered to catch needle saboteur
16 September, 2018, 13:27 | Author: Brooke Harris
"These further instances are cases in which needles have been found within the strawberries and people have gone to eat them, have cut them up and found the needles".
The police have said that six brands of strawberries in Australia are believed to be contaminated with needles and pins, prompting warnings from the authorities to slice the fruit before eating. And the contamination may also affect - "Love Berry", and "Oasis" brands of strawberries.
"Whoever is behind this is not just putting families at risk across Queensland and the rest of Australia - they are putting an entire industry at risk", Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Saturday.
The issue came to light last week when a man was taken to hospital with stomach pains after eating the fresh produce bought at a supermarket in Queensland state. He is being assessed by medics but his condition is not known.
"As a precaution, Coles is also withdrawing all brands and sizes of Queensland grown strawberry punnets from sale in Coles supermarkets in all states [except Western Australia], in Coles Express stores and via Coles online".
ABC reported that as consumers have shied away from purchasing the fruit over fears it will be contaminated with needles, farmers have ended up throwing out mass quantities of the strawberries they can't sell.
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"The suspected copycat incident, reported at a supermarket in Gatton, involves the discovery of a thin metal object in a punnet of strawberries", police said.
Mr Michael said strawberry growers made huge capital outlays to plant their crops, and now was a critical time of year for them to get some money back.
Jennifer Rowling of the QueenslandStrawberry Growers' Association said she believed the strawberries had been "interfered with".
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