Ribena Recalls Batches of Bottled Fruit Cordial After Consumers Report Changes in Taste and Appearance
Parents, do take note if you have purchased the affected fruit cordial products.
A Ribena product recall in Singapore has been issued after consumers of the fruit cordial product provided feedback that some bottles tasted and looked unusual prior to their expiry dates.
The distributor of Ribena, Suntory Beverage & Food Singapore said in a statement on Wednesday (Nov 11), that it has voluntarily withdrawn specific batches of its affected one litre and two litre bottles of Ribena Blackcurrant Fruit Cordial in the island as a precautionary measure.
Suntory said that its preliminary findings showed that only a small percentage of bottles in the affected batches were impacted, with expiry dates from Aug 17, 2021 to Oct 16, 2021. It also said that it is looking into its production and distribution chain to ascertain the root cause.
While not every bottle from these batches have been impacted, consumers are advised not to consume the product if there are changes in its appearance or taste, the statement said.
Customers who have purchased products from the affected batches and have any concerns about its quality may contact Suntory at their customer hotline on 1800-645-9551 (from 9am to 6 pm, Mondays to Fridays, excluding weekends) or email [email protected] for more information.
The Recalled Products in Singapore are:
Note: You can find the date of expiry on the underside of the bottle cap.
- Ribena Blackcurrant Fruit Cordial 1L bottle (Expiring from Aug 17, 2021 to Oct 16, 2021)
- Ribena Blackcurrant Fruit Cordial 2L bottle (Expiring from Aug 17, 2021 to Oct 16, 2021)