Date published: 15 November 2022
Gaganis Bros Imported Food Wholesalers Pty Ltd together with other businesses responsible for their brands and products, is conducting a coordinated recall of poppy seed. The Gaganis products have been available for sale at independent food retailers, online, and direct from Gaganis in SA.
All Best Before dates from 1 September 2023 up to and including 8 November 2023, July 2024 & October 2024
Health Authorities have advised that the problem is due to the potential presence of a chemical (thebaine) due to unsafe or unsuitable poppy seeds entering the food supply, which has been outside the control of Gaganis.
Food safety hazard
Food products containing thebaine may cause illness if consumed. Severe poisoning soon after ingestion has occurred in some people who have consumed large amounts of poppy seeds.
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What to do
Consumers should not eat these products and should return to the place of purchase for a full refund and safe disposal. Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.
For further information please contact:
Gaganis Bros Imported Food Wholesalers Pty Ltd
(08) 8346 5766