As a precaution, Queensland Health's chief health officer, Jeanette Young, advised people in the states of Queensland, Victoria, and NSW on September 12 to throw out their strawberries that were bought early last week, the Herald Sun reported.
"[It's been done] obviously to injure somebody", Queensland Acting Chief Superintendent Terry Lawrence of the State Crime Command toldABC Australia.
At this stage police are unsure if the cases are related or copy-cat incidents.
Berry Obsession, Berry Licious, Love Berry, Donnybrook Berries, Delightful Strawberries, and Oasis are the brands affected.
Queensland's chief health officer Jeannette Young said anyone else who had bought the brands of strawberries without signs of tampering should return them to the store or throw them away.
The Queensland Strawberry Growers Association said it appears the punnets of strawberries were interfered with between the time they were packed and the time they were purchased.
We are working closely with authorities as they investigate this matter.
She had already sent her nine-year-old to school with uncut strawberries, but when cutting more strawberries for her 12-month-old at home, she found a needle.
However, police are urging anyone who finds a contaminated punnet to report it immediately and anyone using any of the impacted brands to cut up the strawberries before eating them.
Kipchoge started off with a sizzling pace and quickly shook off his biggest opponent, Wilson Kipsang , to make it a one-man race. That 10km time was 23 seconds faster than Dennis Kimetto's world record pace, but Kimetto ran an incredibly fast second half.
The EPP decided on Tuesday evening that its lawmakers would vote freely without a unified stance from the whole group. The group of leftists and greens in the assembly said "Orban's authoritarian moves must be curbed".
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Luera was found still alive but in critical condition Thursday near a stretch of Texas Highway 255, but she died at a hospital. Three bodies have been found in the northwest area of the county this month, Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar said.
The minister felt that her position is becoming untenable and is hurting the President in the run up to the 2019 election. The 58-year-old is also a former Exective Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI).
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