'This is food terrorism that is bringing an industry to its knees, ' Strawberries Australia Inc Queensland spokesman Ray Daniels said.
Queensland Police Service, who have launched an investigation into the potentially hazardous findings, revealed that affected brands include "Berry Obsession" and "Berry Licious", according to an update on the agency's Facebook account.
The police have said that six brands of strawberries in Australia are believed to be contaminated with needles and pins, prompting warnings from the authorities to slice the fruit before eating.
The incidents have been piling up, with contaminated strawberries found with needles purchased at supermarkets in Queensland, NSW and Victoria.
"Until advised, consumers should cut up strawberries before consuming them", Queensland Health later said in a statement posted on Twitter.
She said the punnets were both Delightful Strawberries-branded products.
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Officers from the Sutherland Police Area Command were notified on Friday about the unsafe punnet of Delightful Strawberries, and seized it for their inquiries into what appears to be sabotage with a nationwide range.
"We've got to look at this as a whole, it's a very, very broad picture and we can't speculate in any way, shape or form", Queensland Acting Chief Superintendent Terry Lawrence told reporters on Friday.
"The most frustrating thing for us is there is no reason for WA consumers to be concerned or to avoid eating WA strawberries, given the incident happened 3000km away and appears to be the work of a disgruntled employee", he said.
The customer handed the punnet in to Sutherland Area Police Command, where it will undergo forensic testing.
They are working with retailers to remove all stock from the affected date are removed from sale.
Health officials have urged people purchasing the fruit to be cautious.