A needle was found inside a punnet of strawberries on sale in a New Zealand supermarket, the second such incident in recent months.
The strawberries were bought at a Fresh Choice supermarket in Geraldine, a town on the South Island.
It comes after a nationwide scare in Australia which saw almost 200 reports of needle-contaminated strawberries.
An Australian woman accused of carrying out the act in "spite" has since been arrested.
It is not clear if the strawberry punnet, which was bought on Saturday morning, was domestic to New Zealand or imported from Australia.
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