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Australian strawberry needle scare spreads to New Zealand

Australian strawberry needle scare spreads to New Zealand

One of Australia's major supermarket chains, Woolworths Australia, which is Countdown's parent company, has withdrawn sewing needles from sale as a "precautionary step."

Food tampering scandals that shocked the world September 2018: Needles in Australia's strawberries Australia's government launched an official probe after sewing needles were found stuck inside strawberries across the country.

Food tampering scandals that shocked the world January 2018: Pins found in German bread Consumers in Australia weren't the only ones to take cautious bites out of their food this year.

Food tampering scandals that shocked the world 2017: Poisoned baby food and extortion in Germany Parents across Germany were sent into a panic last September after authorities found baby food jars in Friedrichshafen laced with ethylene glycol — the sweet-tasting compound used in antifreeze.

Food tampering scandals that shocked the world 2003: The 'Aquabomber' strikes in Italy Supermarkets in Italy were on high alert for several months in 2003 over contaminated water bottles.

Source: www.dw.com
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