Australia – Raw Pacific oysters produced in Coffin Bay, SA – Vibrio parahaemolyticus

FSANZ

​Date published: 19 November 2021

Product information

SA Health has issued an emergency order to recall raw Pacific oysters (Magallana gigas) produced in Coffin Bay, SA, including fresh and frozen products.

The oysters have been available for sale direct from farms, seafood outlets, grocery stores and supermarkets in SA, NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC, NT and WA.

Date markings

All production dates from and including 4 September 2021 up to and including 16 November 2021.

Raw Pacific oyster

Problem

The recall is due to microbial (Vibrio parahaemolyticus) contamination.

Food safety hazard

Food products contaminated with (Vibrio parahaemolyticus) may cause illness if consumed.

Country of origin

Australia

What to do​

Consumers are advised not to eat raw Pacific oysters ​from Coffin Bay, including fresh and frozen products. Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice. Consumers should dispose of the oysters or return the oysters to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information please contact:

SA Health
(08) 8226 7100
healthfood@sa.gov.au
 The FSANZ webpage for the incident associated with this recall can be viewed​ ​here.
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