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High levels of morphine and codeine detected in French bakery products

France’s Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) and the Directorate-General for Health have issued a joint warning against eating too much poppy seed bread.

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French authorities have warned the public not to eat bakery products containing poppy seeds as they investigate the detection of abnormally high levels of morphine and codeine.


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