Better Drinks Soft Drink Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Better Drinks Soft Drink Recall [Australia]The Better Drinks Co recalls various Soft or Fizzy Drinks due to possible glass fragment contamination, a serious health and safety hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/Qjngu

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1074860

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Soft Drinks are subject to this recall:

  • Phoenix Cola (single and 4-pack), best-before date range: 13/04/16 to 07/07/16
  • Lemonade, best-before date range: 13/04/16 to 07/07/16
  • Light Cola, best-before date range: 13/04/16 to 07/07/16
  • Orange Fizz, best-before date range: 13/04/16 to 07/07/16
  • Raspberry Fizz, best-before date range: 13/04/16 to 07/07/16

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Soft Drinks packaging, design and retail presentation. There are additional designs on the Web site listed above.

According to the ACCC, the recall is due to a small number of bottles having damaged rims and possibly containing small glass particles.

If plastic, glass or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Soft Drinks, please do not consume them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about the recalled  Soft Drinks, please contact The Better Drinks Co on 1800 132 583.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2015/14839
Recalls Direct RIN: 5639-2015
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Visit the Living Safely site: http://www.LivingSafely.org/
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