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Needles found in airline food

The US airline Delta is working with the FBI and officials in the Netherlands to find out how sewing needles ended up in sandwiches that were served on several of its flights.

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Delta takes needle allegations 'extremely seriously'

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767 Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The airline Delta has released this statement in response to reports that sewing needles were found in its in-flight food: "Delta is taking this matter extremely seriously and is cooperating with local and federal authorities who are investigating the incident.

"Delta has taken immediate action with our in-flight caterer at Amsterdam to ensure the safety and quality of the food we provide onboard our aircraft."

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