RBS support is available for SA oyster farmers battling with the outbreak of the foodborne bacteria Vibrio parahaemolyticus.
On November 19, a product recall was issued by SA Health for fresh and frozen Pacific Oysters harvested in Coffin Bay, between September 4 to November 16.
The outbreak and recall is likely to cost the industry millions of dollars, according to RBS chief executive officer Brett Smith.
"RBS is working with PIRSA executive director of Biosecurity, Nathan Rhodes, SA Oyster Growers chairman Rob Kerin and other industry members to understand the wider implications of the SA Health imposed product recall," Mr Smith said.
"We want to remind oyster growers that we're here, and to reach out to RBS for support if they need help."
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RBS financial counsellors are available to provide guidance for impacted oyster growers.
Working with a business financial counsellor - which is free, independent and confidential - can be provide support in one or more of the following ways.
Eyre Peninsula-based senior business financial counsellor Chris Fitzgerald and rural business financial counsellor Julie Wynne are already on the case working with and providing support to oyster growers as they come to understand what the recall will mean for their businesses.
Small business business financial counsellor Paula Symonds will lead the team working with small business owners who may also seeking support following the recall.
Mr Smith also encouraged those impacted to reach out to PIRSA's free Family and Business Support program to seek support.
"PIRSA's FaBS are also on hand to support growers, families and regional businesses impacted by the SA Health imposed oyster recall," he said.
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