Being in Navy I've been to the Mediterranean, and there are a lot of baked
goods with poppy seeds in them, i've never visited Portugal so I don't know
about that. As for testing positive on a urinalysis test, all I have heard are
rummers, I still eat poppy seed muffins and haven't gotten busted yet.
> John Doe wrote in message <34cc89c9.4268451 at news.gatech.edu>...
> >>I´ve heard, that in some western counries (France, Portugal), it is not
> >>alliwed to use poppy seeds in food.Could someone let me know, if it is
> >>true? Do you eat poppy croissants in France?
> >On a related note, I have heard that people who regularly eat poppy
> >seed foods will test positive for narcotics in blood/urine tests. Can
> >anybody confirm or refute this?
>> Yup, it's true . . . a girl in my school's rowing crew had a bagel with
> poppy seeds on it and when the team was tested, she had to sit out because
> there were traces of opium (?) in her blood.