Shopper claims she found needle in apple from Sydney supermarket

Shopper claims she found needle in apple from Sydney supermarket

Posted September 18, 2018 15:15:47 New South Wales police are investigating claims a woman found a needle inside an apple she bought from a Woolworths in Sydney’s north-west. The sharp object was reportedly discovered inside a Pink Lady apple, which was purchased in a packet of six from a supermarket …

Strawberry needle tampering crisis: Queensland growers call for ‘calm and common sense’

Strawberry needle tampering crisis: Queensland growers call for ‘calm and common sense’

Updated September 18, 2018 15:50:54 Related Story: Food contamination meant to ‘instil fear’, Queensland criminologist says Queensland strawberry growers are pleading for “calm and common sense” in the wake of deliberate needle contaminations found in punnets of the fruit across the nation. In a statement, the industry’s development officer, Jennifer …

Strawberry needle scare: WA Government offers $100k reward for information

Strawberry needle scare: WA Government offers $100k reward for information

Updated September 18, 2018 16:13:40 Photo: South Australia’s first case of strawberries contaminated with needles has been registered. (Facebook: Joshua Gane, file photo) The West Australian Government has promised a $100,000 reward for information that leads to the prosecution of anyone found responsible for putting needles into strawberries found in …

Strawberry needle scare: Alarms bells ringing for the food industry – ABC Rural

Strawberry needle scare: Alarms bells ringing for the food industry – ABC Rural

The food industry has been shocked by what appears to be industrial sabotage of strawberries and will have to look at new ways to prevent intention contamination. There have now been nine confirmed cases of strawberries found with needles in them and one consumer has been hospitalised. Consumers have reported …

Strawberry needle sabotage scare spreads to all six Australian states | Australia news

The strawberry contamination scare in Australia, which has caused supermarkets to recall brands and farmers to dump fruit, has spread to all six of the country‚Äôs states, police have said. The supermarket chains Coles and Aldi had pulled strawberries from their shelves across Australia except in Western Australia, and on …

Strawberry needle contamination sparks federal investigation

Strawberry needle contamination sparks federal investigation

Updated September 17, 2018 19:12:23 Photo: Facebook post purportedly showing strawberry with a needle at Rosny Park in Tasmania. (Supplied) As the strawberry contamination scandal spreads across the country the fallout for the industry continues with Health Minister Greg Hunt ordering a federal investigation into the matter. At least seven …

Strawberry needle scare spreads across Australia, with WA recording first suspected case

Strawberry needle scare spreads across Australia, with WA recording first suspected case

Updated September 17, 2018 17:34:10 Photo: A needle similar to this one was found by a man in York, east of Perth. (Facebook: Angela Stevenson) The strawberry scare has now reached across the country, with WA police reporting the state’s first case of suspected needle contamination in a punnet of …

Strawberry needle scare spreads to WA as growers suspect a vendetta against the industry

Strawberry needle scare spreads to WA as growers suspect a vendetta against the industry

Updated September 17, 2018 10:35:25 Photo: South Australia’s first case of strawberries contaminated with needles has been registered. (Facebook: Joshua Gane, file photo) A West Australian strawberry grower says the person responsible for putting sewing needles into punnets must have a vendetta against the industry as the contamination scare spreads …

Strawberry growers in South Australia fear impact of sewing needle crisis

Strawberry growers in South Australia fear impact of sewing needle crisis

Posted September 16, 2018 09:29:56 Photo: Strawberry grower Brenton Sherry, with his grandson, fears the strawberry crisis will impact his imminent harvest (ABC News) In the lush strawberry fields of South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula, the fruit looks ready to ripen, and growers are gearing up for another picking season. Key …

Six strawberry brands recalled as $100,000 reward offered to catch needle saboteur | Australia news

A $100,000 reward has been offered for information on the Queensland strawberry saboteur amid fears six brands across four states have been targeted with needle insertion. Fruit sold under Berry Obsession, Berry Licious and Donnybrook brands have been affected, while New South Wales police warn fruit sold under the Love …