Coca-Cola Vietnam is under investigation for allegedly using expired ingredients, according to local reports. Vietnam News Brief Service said yesterday (11 July) that the Ho Chi Minh City government has formed an inspection team following the discovery by the city's health department of a quantity of ingredients past their expiry date at the company's warehouse.

The inspection team began work on 7 July, the news service said. The inspection will try to ascertain whether the expired goods have been used to produce beverages.

The results of the investigation are expected in the next three to four weeks.