Bombay Sapphire brand London Dry Gin may be unsafe due to high alcohol content
- Starting date:
- May 3, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Updated Food Recall Warning
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Bacardi-Martini Canada, Inc.
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, May 3, 2017 - The food recall warning issued on May 2, 2017 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.
Industry is recalling Bombay Sapphire brand London Dry Gin from the marketplace due to high alcohol content. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
This recall was initiated after the discovery that, during production, one batch was bottled before correct dilution to achieve the stated 40% alcohol content by volume. As a result, the affected batch has alcohol content by volume of 77%.
What you should do
Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process
Who is affected
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
This recall was triggered by the company. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Bombay Sapphire||London Dry Gin||1.14 L||L16304 W||6 20213 19020 8|
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