Coles SA Pacific Oysters Recall

Recalled on November 19 2021

RECALL: RAW PACIFIC OYSTERS PRODUCED IN COFFIN BAY (SA)

SOLD FROM 4 SEPTEMBER 2021 IN COLES SUPERMARKETS, COLES LOCAL AND COLES ONLINE NATIONALLY (EXCEPT TASMANIA)

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.

Coles withdrew oysters from sale as a precaution on Wednesday 17 November 2021, however they had been sold in Coles Supermarkets, Coles Local and Online nationally (except in Tasmania) in packs of six or 12 and as part of seafood platters in the deli and seafood sections from 4 September 2021.

Date markings

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

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

www.sahealth.sa.gov.au

(08) 8226 7100

healthfood@sa.gov.au