Charlie's Trading Company Ltd—Phoenix Ginger Beer, Creaming Soda, Cola, Orange Fizz, Sparkling Apple, Sparkling Blood Orange
What are the defects?
The recall is due to inadequate pasteurisation of some bottles, causing fermentation and an increase in pressure inside the bottle.
What are the hazards?
Some products received inadequate pasteurisation during production. This results in an increase in fermentation and increase in pressure inside the bottle. This increased pressure can cause the cap to pop off or in some cases the bottle could shatter causing possible laceration injuries.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should not attempt to open the bottle or consume the product. Please call our hotline on 1800 673 890 (free call in Australia) for instructions on safe disposal and to arrange a replacement or refund.
Restaurants, cafes, IGA and Foodworks in NSW, VIC, WA and TAS only.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand is the coordinating agency for this recall.