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Answered 2011-04-05 14:02:09

If you eat a lot of poppy seeds you can have a positive test for opiates in general, not for heroin specifically.

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Can you test positive for marijuana for eating poppy seeds?

Worse. It doesn't show up for marijuana, but it does show up for heroin. So if you eat a poppy seed muffin you will now test positive for heroin for a little while. (This is no joke it has been tested and proven)


What can cause a false positive test for meth?

i have herd that eating poppy seeds that are found in pastry cakes can cause a false positive test for meth. poppy seeds cause a positive for marijuana - not meth. Actually you are both very wrong. Poppy seeds can cause a false positive for opiates(heroin, morphine, etc). Opiates are made from the poppy plant. Wow who ever said these top two are STUPID. I am speachless.


How many poppy seeds do you have to take for a drug test to show up as coke?

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Can you have heroin in your system from eating poppy seeds?

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Is it true you can be tested positive for heroin if you eat a lot of poppy seed muffins?

Yes it is true. Poppy seeds have opium in it. And when you take your test you will be positive for opiates


How much Heroin does it take to show up in a UDT?

Basically if there is any heroin in your system it will show up on a UDT. The test is so sensitive that eating foods containing poppy seeds can cause a false positive. This is because the UDT isn't measuring the levels of heroin in your body, but the levels of a heroin metabolite. This metabolite is also a byproduct of poppy seed digestion, hence the false positive.


You have never done heroin but you are testing positive how can this be?

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Why would eating poppy seeds show up positive for THC in a drug screen?

no how could it ? poppy seeds don't come from the same plant and you would need to eat a cup of seeds to get remotely close to a positive for opiate screen


What can cause a morphine false positive?

Codeine will cause a false Positive Morphine. Morphine is what would deem a person to be using Heroin. After-all heroin is (Acetyl-Morphine) Which is household Vinegar and Morphine. Its done through a process called Acetylization during the conversion of Opium to Heroin. Another way to show up Positive for Morphine is from Poppy Seeds. The federal cutoff for Morphine Positive is 1500 (The Military Serves Poppy Seeds in meals) For a state or local entity it may be 200,500 or 800. This is why its NOT a good idea to eat ANYTHING with Poppy seeds near test time. *If you do show Pos+ then make sure you have EXCEEDED or Met their cut off or its deemed a FALSE POSITIVE. Same goes for any tester who never received or requested your Morphine Level. IS A FALSE POSITIVE! :-) SO anyone who tells you that Poppy seeds do NOT mess up your urine is full of $h1t. Poppy seeds are from the SAME plant/flower that is used to make Heroin. The Other version aka California Poppy produces NO SEEDS and is non-narcotic. I hope i helped you finally understand.


Does California poppy show up on drug test?

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Does sesame seeds make you test positive for marijuana?

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Does eating poppy seed muffins show up positive on a marijuana test?

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What drug is derived from opium or Coke?

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Can i mess up a drug test eating poppy seeds?

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What would make you test positive on a drug test if you don't do drugs?

There are none. Some say poppy seeds will result in a false-negative. This is wrong. Heroin and other opiates are derived from the sap of a Asian poppy flower. Not the seed ^.^



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Will poppy seeds cause false positive?

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Can eating poppy seeds really make you test positive for opiates?

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