Coffin Bay Raw Pacific Oysters Recall [Australia]


Coffin Bay Raw Pacific Oysters Recall [Australia]

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: SA Health, an Adelaide, South Australia-based statutory regulatory and food safety authority, issues an urgent recall and warning against the consumption of certain Raw Pacific Oysters (Magallana gigas) harvested in Coffin Bay due to suspected Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination and consequential risks of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-changing injury.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/aVqk30s1GoR

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/sa-health-%E2%80%94-raw-pacific-oysters-magallana-gigas-produced-in-coffin-bay-south-australia

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Raw Pacific Oysters are subject to this recall:

  • Raw Pacific Oysters (Magallana gigas) harvested in Coffin Bay, South Australia; affected batch/lots: all production dates ranging from 4 September 2021 up to and including 16 November 2021. Please note, this warning includes includes fresh and frozen Oysters.

==> No barcodes, APNs, EANs, item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Coffin Bay Raw Pacific Oysters were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the Australian states/regions of Australian Capital Territory (“ACT”), New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the SA Health for specific product information on 08 8226 7100 or by e-mail at healthfood@sa.gov.au.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s design and retail presentation.

According to the ACCC, SA Health has issued an urgent recall and warning against the consumption of certain Raw Pacific Oysters (Magallana gigas) harvested in Coffin Bay due to suspected Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination. As a direct result of this suspected defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Seafood identified above.

==> For information about Vibrio parahaemolyticus Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Raw Pacific Oysters, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund or dispose of the seafood, taking care that children and household pets cannot ingest the contaminated food.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 0-0-0, your closest hospital or emergency centre equipped to properly treat bacterial poisonings such as Vibrio parahaemolyticus.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall notification, please contact SA Health on 08 8226 7100 during normal business hours, Australian Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the health authority’s Web site at http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or contact the organisation by e-mail at healthfood@sa.gov.au.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Raw Pacific Oysters, please search for “oysters” or more generically, “seafood” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected generic Bacterial contamination, please search for “bacterial” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination, please search for “Vibrio” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2021/19294
Recalls Direct RIN: 15186-2021
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