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Hundreds Of Bottles Of Gin Recalled Due To Shock Discovery

By katedemolder

May 4, 2017 at 9:31am


A huge number of bottles of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin have been recalled following the discovery that they contained nearly double the alcohol content stated on the packaging. 

The shocking discovery found that the 1.14l bottles contained a whopping 77% alcohol content, contrary to the 44% advertised.

According to, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued the nation-wide recall on Tuesday.

The Ontario Liquor Control Board have released a statement mentioning that the issue can be traced down to the production line, where "one batch was bottled before correct dilution to achieve the stated 40 per cent alcohol content by volume. As a result, the affected batch has alcohol content by volume of 77 pc."

No illnesses have been reported due to consumption yet. 

According to Distributer Bacardi, the affected bottles have only been sold in Canada. 

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