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    There are literally hundreds of bacterial toxins from mouldy fruit or veggies or wild shrooms that could have caused it.
    As each possible poison requires a specific test, saying they should have tested for "poison" is nonsensical that would involve thousands of tests, a huge number of samples, take ages and then possibly still draw a blank. They picked the most likely options based on symptoms and went with those.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marty Henry View Post
    There are literally hundreds of bacterial toxins from mouldy fruit or veggies or wild shrooms that could have caused it.
    As each possible poison requires a specific test, saying they should have tested for "poison" is nonsensical that would involve thousands of tests, a huge number of samples, take ages and then possibly still draw a blank. They picked the most likely options based on symptoms and went with those.
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    Yes, looking at the other way, they did not know enough to justify NOT administering botulinum antitoxin.
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    From the symptoms it seems to be a neurotoxin, there are many out there.

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    Didn't read all 14 pages, is it possible to get secondary poisoning from tutu plant/berries?

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    Yup, best known example is tutu, people have been poisoned by eating honey containing tutu nectar. It has no effect on the bees and now beekeepers must test honey for tutu if harvested in areas where it grows.

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    yes but they should test for 1080 and broada as well as botulism and salmonella straight away as these would be more common than most as source of poisoning. if they did as someone said that they took all the meat from the freezer and destroyed it without testing smacks of a cover up or a way of getting rid of anything that could point the blame at something that officials don't want discovered.
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    Rumour has it that the old girl bought some dodgy shit back from India (or somewhere) recently. And MPI are running for cover to save their arses for letting it through the border.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 7mmwsm View Post
    Rumour has it that the old girl bought some dodgy shit back from India (or somewhere) recently. And MPI are running for cover to save their arses for letting it through the border.
    They make it seem like you couldn't get into the country with the remains of a Rogue Fart in ya jocks on TV.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Malhunting View Post
    They make it seem like you couldn't get into the country with the remains of a Rogue Fart in ya jocks on TV.
    I wish they really were like that.
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    Overkill is still dead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 7mmwsm View Post
    Rumour has it that the old girl bought some dodgy shit back from India (or somewhere) recently. And MPI are running for cover to save their arses for letting it through the border.
    It could be anything then. They should just com out and say "we do our best to stop this happening but this is why it's a bad idea to bring back food from overseas"

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    Quote Originally Posted by 7mmwsm View Post
    I wish they really were like that.
    You know those big container xray machines they scan all the shipping containers with that find drugs etc...? There is one. Not one in every port, but one that they share....Tauranga, Auckland, Timaru, Nelson, Lyttleton and Dunedin etc...Its worse than the public health system waiting lists.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by timattalon View Post
    You know those big container xray machines they scan all the shipping containers with that find drugs etc...? There is one. Not one in every port, but one that they share....Tauranga, Auckland, Timaru, Nelson, Lyttleton and Dunedin etc...Its worse than the public health system waiting lists.......
    Correct. Customs intercept a heap of P every year, but the price doesn't change: A fuckload gets through. It all comes through Timaru and Tauranga premade these days, only the small players fuck around with Contac anymore.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy View Post
    Correct. Customs intercept a heap of P every year, but the price doesn't change: A fuckload gets through. It all comes through Timaru and Tauranga premade these days, only the small players fuck around with Contac anymore.
    And you know this how Pablo?
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    @Tommy escobar ain't a small player
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