Tag Archives: 2018

Needles Found in Grapes by a Pregnant Woman in Melbourne, Fruit Contamination Crisis in Australia Rises Again after 2018 Strawberry Incident

Needles found in grapes in Australia (Photo credits: Video grab) A couple in Melbourne was shocked when they found needles hidden inside grapes bought from a supermarket. Skender Hasa and Shams Alsubaiy, from Craigieburn, were snacking on some grapes after dinner when a needle pricked Ms Alsubaiy. On cutting the grapes, they found a needle inserted within… Read More »

Top 10 payer stories of 2018

Editor’s Note: This was another busy year, from Amazon making bold moves, to a judge deciding the fate of the Affordable Care Act, to vertical mergers between insurers and PBMs and both CMS and insurers touting the advantages of Medicare Advantage plans. As we usher in the New Year, here’s a look back at 2018’s… Read More »