Australia cracks down after needles found in strawberries

Country’s $100m strawberry industry in crisis as government introduces laws to prosecute people contaminating fruits.

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    Australia's prime minister has announced that the government is introducing emergency legislation to prosecute people caught contaminating fruit.

    The country’s strawberry industry is in crisis because of a scare about needles found in strawberries.

    Some reports are hoaxes, but the devastating impact on the strawberry industry is real.

    Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.


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