FRANCE: Nestle withdraws 2m bottles of water

By Stuart Todd | 9 July 2003

Nestle's French operation, Nestle Waters France, is withdrawing 2m 1-litre bottles of Quezac brand mineral water amid fears of a contamination risk. The bottles in question were produced between June 19 and June 27 2003 and bear a June 2004 consume by date. A NWF spokesman told just-drinks that 1.1m bottles have already been blocked in warehouses leaving around 950,000 bottles in stores or in the hands of consumers.

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Nestle's French operation, Nestle Waters France, is withdrawing 2m 1-litre bottles of Quezac brand mineral water amid fears of a contamination risk. The bottles in question were produced between June 19 and June 27 2003 and bear a June 2004 consume by date. A NWF spokesman told just-drinks that 1.1m bottles have already been blocked in warehouses leaving around 950,000 bottles in stores or in the hands of consumers.

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