Health alert: Mercadona and Lidl withdraw one of their beers
Due to a notice from the supplier Brasserie Licorne SAS, a French brewery, Mercadona and Lidl supermarkets withdraw one of their beers from their portfolio due to a defect in the bottle. As the brewing company has warned, the bottles of the Cerveza Sabor A Tequila varieties, available at Mercadona, and Camaro Red, available at Lidl, have a manufacturing defect that could cause glass splinters inside the beer when opened.
The French brewery has chosen to withdraw all affected batches beforehand due to the risk they pose. In the case of the Cerveza Sabor Tequila variety, the defective lots are those with Preferential Consumption Dates 10/15/2021, 10/21/2021, 11/10/2021 and 12/16/2021; for Camaro Red beer, the defective batch is 244 hh: mm with Preferential Consumption Date 11/21, it is a pack of six bottles.
Both supermarkets have already withdrawn these beers from sale at the end of October 2020. They have also alerted buyers, through their web pages, of the danger of consuming these beers and that they can return these products to their nearest store , with the refund of its amount.
The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) has been informed by the authorities and has made public the alert of the “ potential risk of detachment of glass fragments when opening the containers (bottles) of beer made in France em> ”. To date, AESAN has not received any complaints from consumers, but it also recommends that they refrain from consuming these beers and return them to their points of purchase.
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