This is nothing new. Al-Qaeda has long considered the contamination of food as a jihad mass murder tactic.
And it has happened at least twice in Britain:
“ISIS tells its fanatics to poison food in Western supermarkets after testing the method on its prisoners in Iraq,” by Sara Malm, MailOnline, September 6, 2017:
Islamic State leaders are reportedly asking its followers to carry out terror attacks by poisoning food in Western supermarkets.
ISIS fanatics could be targeting British and U.S. shops after the terror group perfected their methods using Iraqi prisoners as ‘human guinea pigs’.
The details of the ‘food poison tests’ were uncovered in Mosul, Iraq, after the city was liberated from ISIS earlier this year.
It is now feared that the ways of contaminating food could be used on a larger scale in attacks on the West, according to the Italian news agency ANSA.
It would not be the first time ISIS followers have sought to spread terror and death by using everyday objects as weapons….