Head of the strawberry farm says he does not know who planted needles in his berries

Queensland mother Angela Stevenson said she found another metal object while cutting a piece of fruit to feed her 12-month-old baby Koby-Rose.

The owner of a strawberry farm in the center of a hidden crisis of needles has broken his silence about the scandal and says he does not know who is behind the sinister sabotage.

Police have identified four cases of contaminated strawberries after shocked consumers found sewing needles embedded in their fruit.

The head of the Berryious and Berry Obsession brands, Kevin Tran, said he is not sure who is responsible for hiding the small metal objects inside the strawberries.

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Queensland mother Angela Stevenson said she found another metal object while cutting a piece of fruit to feed her 12-month-old baby Koby-Rose.

Queensland mother Angela Stevenson said she found another metal object while cutting a piece of fruit to feed her 12-month-old baby Koby-Rose.

Police have identified four cases of contaminated strawberries after shocked consumers found sewing needles embedded in their fruits

Police have identified four cases of contaminated strawberries after shocked consumers found sewing needles embedded in their fruits

Police have identified four cases of contaminated strawberries after shocked consumers found sewing needles embedded in their fruits

The four recent cases of needles found inside the strawberries are believed to come from Mr. Tran's farm

The four recent cases of needles found inside the strawberries are believed to come from Mr. Tran's farm

The four recent cases of needles found inside the strawberries are believed to come from Mr. Tran's farm

"I do not know, because the problem is that there are so many people handling the fruit all the time, and packing, so I can not say where it happened," he told Nine News.

He claimed to be "devastated" by the scandal, which has affected both his farm and the entire strawberry industry.

"I do not know anything, at this moment, I do not know anything, I'm like you, I want to find out," he said.

The four recent cases of needles found inside strawberries are believed to come from Mr. Tran's farm.

Police believe there are attempts to imitate the need to hide needles in strawberries as the crisis has spread interstate.

A retreat has been issued for Berry Obsession and Berrylicious strawberries in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. The authorities have advised people in possession of these marks to dispose of them immediately.

Hoani Hearne, 21, also found a needle inside a strawberry (pictured) after buying a basket from the Strathpine Center Woolworths north of Brisbane on Sunday

Hoani Hearne, 21, also found a needle inside a strawberry (pictured) after buying a basket from the Strathpine Center Woolworths north of Brisbane on Sunday

Hoani Hearne, 21, also found a needle inside a strawberry (pictured) after buying a basket from the Strathpine Center Woolworths north of Brisbane on Sunday

Mr. Hearne swallowed part of the needle and had to be taken to the hospital after experiencing severe abdominal pain

Mr. Hearne swallowed part of the needle and had to be taken to the hospital after experiencing severe abdominal pain

Mr. Hearne swallowed part of the needle and had to be taken to the hospital after experiencing severe abdominal pain

The head of the brands Berryious and Berry Obsession, Kevin Tran (pictured), said he is not sure who is responsible for hiding the small metal objects inside the strawberries.

The head of the brands Berryious and Berry Obsession, Kevin Tran (pictured), said he is not sure who is responsible for hiding the small metal objects inside the strawberries.

The head of the brands Berryious and Berry Obsession, Kevin Tran (pictured), said he is not sure who is responsible for hiding the small metal objects inside the strawberries.

Queensland mother Angela Stevenson said her nine-year-old son, Mason, bit a strawberry with a needle and found another metal object while cutting a fruit to feed her 12-month-old baby Koby-Rose. .

Hoani Hearne, 21, also found a needle inside a strawberry after buying a basket from the Strathpine Center Woolworths north of Brisbane on Sunday.

Mr. Hearne swallowed part of the needle and had to be taken to the hospital after experiencing severe abdominal pain.

It has been found that four baskets of strawberries have needles inside them: two in Queensland and two in Victoria.

The Stawberry Producers Association of Queensland believes that a disgruntled employee is responsible.

It has been found that four strawberry baskets have needles inside them: two in Queensland and two in Victoria

It has been found that four strawberry baskets have needles inside them: two in Queensland and two in Victoria

It has been found that four strawberry baskets have needles inside them: two in Queensland and two in Victoria

A retreat has been issued for Berry Obsession and Berrylicious strawberries in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria

A retreat has been issued for Berry Obsession and Berrylicious strawberries in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria

A retreat has been issued for Berry Obsession and Berrylicious strawberries in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria

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