Attention! Some Ribena drinks recalled. No reason given except ‘manufacturing error’…

Recalled with expiry dates in brackets

Ribena Cordial Blackcurrant (May until August 2018);
Ribena Cordial Blackcurrant and Glucose (May until August 2018);
Ribena Cordial Blackcurrant and Strawberry (February until March 2018);
Ribena Cordial Blackcurrant and Blueberry (February until March 2018);
Ribena Cordial Blackcurrant and Apple (April until May 2018). 

Read more at http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/some-batches-of-ribena-recalled-in-malaysia-after-manufacturing-9121314

 

14 August 2017

Ribena cordial drinks recalled over ‘manufacturing error’

August 14, 2017

Japanese company Suntory says it has temporarily stopped deliveries for the affected drinks from its factory in Shah Alam to distributors and trading partners.

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PETALING JAYA: The producer of Ribena has recalled some of the brand’s cordial drinks in the Malaysian market following a purported “error” in the manufacturing process.

Japanese beverage company Suntory said it had moved to withdraw the drinks voluntarily, but did not reveal the exact problem.

Its regional general manager for Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore, Lee Hon Tong, was quoted by Channel NewsAsia today as saying that all Ribena cordial drinks with specified expiry dates from Aug 12 were being recalled.

“We wish to announce that during a routine quality check in our factory, we found one error in our manufacturing process,” he said, without giving any further explanation.

He said the “voluntary decision” would involve batches of the brand, comprising Ribena Cordial Blackcurrant (expiry from May until August 2018), Ribena Cordial Blackcurrant and Glucose (May until August 2018), Ribena Cordial Blackcurrant and Strawberry (February until March 2018), Ribena Cordial Blackcurrant and Blueberry (February until March 2018), Ribena Cordial Blackcurrant and Apple (April until May 2018).

Lee was quoted as saying that the company had temporarily stopped deliveries for all the affected drinks from its factory in Shah Alam to its distributors and trading partners.

http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/08/14/ribena-cordial-drinks-recalled-over-manufacturing-error/

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Some batches of Ribena recalled in Malaysia after ‘manufacturing error’

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KUALA LUMPUR: Japanese beverage company Suntory has issued a recall for some of its Ribena cordial drinks in Malaysia.

In a press release on Friday (Aug 11), Suntory’s regional general manager for Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore Lee Hon Tong said: “We wish to announce that during a routine quality check in our factory, we found one error in our manufacturing process.”

Suntory did not elaborate or disclose further details of the error.

The company said it had taken “a voluntary decision” to withdraw all Ribena cordial drinks with specified expiry dates from Aug 12.
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Read more at http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/some-batches-of-ribena-recalled-in-malaysia-after-manufacturing-9121314

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