The Food and Drugs Authority has released a statement warning the public to critically examine any canned Lucozade energy drink for changes in the expiry date before buying.
This follows the detainment of some 802 cartons of expired canned Lucozade belonging to Andiana Royal Ventures at a warehouse in Hong Kong near Lapaz in Accra.
The expiry date of the canned energy drink was being changed from September 2019 to September 2020.
In a post on Facebook the FDA wrote: The Food and Drugs Authority wishes to bring to the attention of the general public that on Saturday, 7th September, 2019 it detained a consignment of 802 cartons of canned Lucozade belonging to Andiana Royal Ventures at a warehouse in Hong Kong near Lapaz in Accra.
The expiry dates of the canned Lucozade were being deliberately and fraudulently changed from September 2019 to September 2020.
The batch numbers of the said canned Lucozade include SEP 19 L4A and SEP 19 L4B.
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