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Strawberry scare: Australian supermarket stops selling needles

Strawberry scare: Australian supermarket stops selling needles

The move came as the Australian parliament fast-tracked legislation to toughen penalties for those found tampering with food.

Australia strawberry needle scare: tough penalties proposed

Australia strawberry needle scare: tough penalties proposed

Needles, first found in strawberries produced by one supplier in Queensland, are now turning up around the country.

Australian state offers $70,000 reward as strawberries sabotaged with needles

Australian state offers $70,000 reward as strawberries sabotaged with needles

The Australian state of Queensland on Saturday offered a A$100,000 ($71,500) reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for sabotaging strawberries with sewing needles.

Peers fete Tamuq dean

Peers fete Tamuq dean

Dr Cesar O Malave, dean of Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq), has received the 2017 John L Imhoff Global Excellence Award for Industrial Engineering Education from the American Society for Engineering Education in recognition of his accomplishments.