Gippsland farm acts quickly after weed identified as contaminating spinach

Chris McLennan
Updated December 22 2022 - 4:01pm, first published 1:30pm
The weed thornapple has been identified as the culprit at the centre of a baby spinach recall. Picture from AAP.
The weed thornapple has been identified as the culprit at the centre of a baby spinach recall. Picture from AAP.

The Gippsland farm at the centre of a national recall of spinach says it has identified the contamination as coming from a weed called thornapple or jimsonweed.

Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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