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Higher penalties for food contamination w/ Nathan Guy: January 15, 2019

Higher penalties for food contamination w/ Nathan Guy: January 15, 2019

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The National Party are calling for stricter punishments for food contamination. It comes after a string of incidents both here and across the ditch, involving needles being put into strawberries.

MP Nathan Guy has proposed a member’s bill that would see prison sentences for food saboteurs increase up to 14 years - and says it’s because New Zealand’s economy and reputation rests so highly on our food production.

Stewart spoke with Nathan Guy, and started by asking him to explain our bill.