Woolworths dumps needle sales after fruit contamination cases
20 Septembre, 2018, 17:48 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
Tasmanians are being urged to cut up all fruit before eating after metal was found in a local apple in an apparent copycat of interstate needle contamination.
Braetop Berries strawberry farmer Aidan Young holds a strawberry as he poses amid strawberries he will destroy following a nationwide needle scare, on his farm in the Glass House Mountains in Queensland on September 20, 2018.
The federal government will increase from 10 to 15 years the maximum prison sentence for food tampering offences.
South Australian police meanwhile said that they were advising members of the public to check punnets of Mal's Black Label strawberries following a report of a needle found inside the fruit on Sunday morning.
"I'm just focused on making sure no idiot goes into a supermarket this weekend and does something ridiculous", Mr Morrison told reporters in Royalla in NSW.
Needles have been found inside strawberries in two more Australian states, police said on Monday, broadening a health scare that has caused supermarkets to recall brands and farmers to dump fruit amid the peak growing season.
The news follows Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's warning to copycat perpetrators that they would face harsh penalties under the legislation he would introduce Thursday.
One young boy has already been arrested over behaviour that "could be called a prank", police said.
"We've booked the hall in parliament for the day, we've paid the rent on it, and that means no one goes home until those bills are passed".
"A member of the public today presented at York Police Station to report his concerns that a needle had been in a punnet of strawberries", the Western Australian police said in a statement. "The full weight of the law should be thrown at people", Labor frontbencher Tony Burke told Sky News.
"The reality is that they should swing for this, they've got to do some time", he told ABC radio on Thursday morning.
"Stick it up these parasites by going into the supermarkets and buying strawberries", says Australia's Agriculture Minister David Littleproud.
The laws will not be retrospective, meaning the current offences will be prosecuted under the old laws of up to 10 years in jail. "The one thing that people can do better than government is go and buy strawberries". The state's strawberry picking season is expected to begin in the next six weeks, according to the premier.
NSW police have announced a $100,000 reward for information that leads to a conviction.
Woman on train spots man who raped her six years ago
Holmes MARTA station in Atlanta when White drove up in his vehicle and asked if she wanted a ride on the night of the attack. During the trial, prosecutors presented evidence indicating that White was behind at least four other rapes.
After nearly seven hours, the jury consisting of five males and four females reached a guilty verdict, according to the BBC . He had denied the murders, and told police he had been planning to use the ball at home to get rid of rats.
Des médecins et chercheurs basés à Brest ont récemment rapporté un nouveau cas dans la revue Médecine et maladies infectieuses . Attention aux morsures . "Dans 60% des cas, la bactérie a été transmise à la suite d'une morsure".
The hotel's manager told Swedish daily Aftonbladet that the Zeng family had threatened staff, who then called the police. As was the case in Stockholm, the incident gained attention only after it started trending on Chinese social media.
That is when Locklear reportedly attacked an officer as well as the emergency personnel that came to take her to the hospital. Locklear ended up back in handcuffs again in June when police responded to her home after receiving a disturbance call.
"'F**king emus", he is heard yelling from behind the camera. "One, two, three ... this is f**king great". The RSPCA urged anyone with any information over the footage's origin to contact them immediately.
And now cut to today, it kinda makes one wonder what transpired under the hood that ultimately led to the change in faces. Thank you daddy from the bottom of my heart, soul and bones.This will be a journey of discovery.
Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers
Ssentamu had sought treatment in the U.S. for injuries allegedly sustained during state torture, which Uganda's government denies. There's a tight armed police cordon around the airport, with helicopters circling overhead.
Imran Khan performs Umrah in Saudi Arabia
Rejecting the SAARC suggestion, Mr Kumar said: "We have agreed to their request for a meeting but do not read too much into it". Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to PM Narendra Modi seeking resumption of dialogue between the two countries.
Shark horror: Child bitten in second horrific attack
This comes just 24 hours after a Tasmanian tourist was left fighting for life in hospital after a shark attack in the same spot. There's been a second shark attack in less than twenty-four hours at The Whitsundays region in North Queensland .
‘Aspirin-a-day risky in old age’ - major study
Almost one half of the group was given 100 milligrams of aspirin while the others were given a placebo for almost five years. In fact, the group taking aspirin had an slightly elevated risk of death compared to the placebo group (5.9% vs 5.3%).