Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Georgian Bay Vodka Recalled in Ontario Because Alcohol Level Is Too High

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Georgian Bay Vodka Recalled in Ontario Because Alcohol Level Is Too High

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Vodka recalled due to high alcohol content

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TORONTO - An Ontario-made brand of vodka is being pulled from store shelves in the province because of a faulty batch that contained double the alcohol content shown on the label.

Christine Bujold of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario says one batch of Georgian Bay brand vodka was not properly diluted prior to bottling.

She says the 654 bottles in batch 19 are labelled as containing 40 per cent alcohol by volume, but says the contents are actually 81 per cent alcohol.

As a precaution, Bujold says the LCBO is pulling all bottles of Georgian Bay vodka.

She says the dilution error is confined to one batch, adding the Toronto-based Georgian Bay Gin Company that produces the spirits is co-operating with the recall. …

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