Queensland shoppers are being urged to avoid spicy food

Brisbane shoppers will find their dining out more discreetly with new restrictions being imposed on a wide range of products from spice to spices.

Key points:The new rules will include spices like turmeric, ginger and cardamom that are banned in Queensland”The new restrictions will include spice like turlic, ginger, cardamome and ginger root”These restrictions will apply to all retailers, including convenience stores, restaurants, cafes and cafes-only outlets”Key points -The ban is effective until August 21This will include all products that are not exempt from the spice ban including spices like cinnamon, cardamon and ginger, as well as those that are exempt from spice restrictions such as peppermint, rosemary, cayenne, jalapeño and gingerroot.

This means consumers will be able to buy up to six items from convenience stores that are currently allowed to sell any of the products.

Key point -Restaurants will be allowed to buy as many items as they like from convenience retailers and convenience outletsIf you are shopping for food or drinks, this is a good time to check if your local outlet is allowed to offer a product with the new restrictions.

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