Australia's biggest supermarket chain is halting the sale of sewing needles in response to a growing trend of people hiding them in strawberries and other fruit . Buyers also reported a sharp metal objects in bananas and apples. The child is expected to be dealt with under the youth cautioning system. Calling the perpetrator a "coward and a grub ", Morrison called on parliament to quickly raise the maximum sentence for such deliberate food contamination from ten to 15 years behind bars.
As per EIA prediction, on an average, the United State's crude oil production rate for 2018 until now has been increased . One glaring absence from the Algiers proceedings will be Iranian oil minister Bijan Zanganeh, who has railed against Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation increasing production as Iran's market share is threatened.
Brent crude oil futures gained 25 cents to $78.34 per barrel as of 0727 GMT, reversing a 0.2 percent loss earlier in the session. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures were trading up 0.8% at $69.54 a barrel.
Needles have been found in strawberries in all six states, with New Zealand announcing this week it would pull the Australian-grown fruit from its supermarket shelves. "What isn't helpful is the number of copycat and fake reports making an already hard situation worse", Ms Palaszczuk told Parliament on Wednesday. Empty shelves, normally stocked with strawberry punnets, are seen at a Coles Supermarket in Brisbane, Australia, September 14, 2018.
Dozens of passengers on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur were injured after their plane lost cabin pressure on Thursday. "I was sitting on an aisle seat when suddenly air pressure in the cabin dropped and oxygen masks came down", passenger Prashant Sharma told India's PTI news agency .
China had previously warned that it would target $60 billion in U.S. goods if Trump made good on his threat to impose the new tariffs. "Our concern with these tariffs is that the USA will be hardest hit, and that will result in lower US growth and competitiveness and higher prices for US consumers", Apple said earlier in a letter commenting on the proposal.