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Health Alert for contaminated strawberries with needles

Reason for alert: Contamination of strawberries with needles.

It is safe to purchase strawberries but until advised, consumers should cut up strawberries before consuming them. This advice currently applies to all strawberries.

Anyone in possession of the Donnybrook, Berry Obsession and Berry Licious strawberries should dispose of them or return to the place of purchase. These brands have been removed from sale.

If you’re concerned call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) or speak to your GP.

Additional information is available in our media releases.

Last updated: 24 September 2018