SA Health has issued an emergency order to recall raw Pacific oysters (Magallana gigas) produced in Coffin Bay, SA, including fresh and frozen products.
Distribution: 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.
Product description: 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:
(08) 8226 7100
Note: This information has been reproduced with permission from Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)