Australian strawberry growers hope to head off "copycat" needle contamination

The Queensland Strawberry Growers Association (QSGA) says it is helping police find whoever stuck sewing needles in fresh strawberries sold by supermarkets last week.

by Gavin McEwan
Image: David Jackmanson  (CC BY 2.0)
Image: David Jackmanson (CC BY 2.0)

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