Date published: 15 November 2022
Basfoods International Pty Ltd is conducting a recall of Royal Fields Poppy Seeds 250g, 500g and 5kg. The products have been available for sale at Coles and independent food retailers in VIC.
Best Before 25/6/2024
The recall is due to the potential presence of a chemical (thebaine) due to unsafe
poppy seeds entering the food supply.
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.
Country of origin
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
For further information please contact:
Basfoods International Pty Ltd
03 9381 1444